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utter
used in Hunger Games Book #3 (Mockingjay)

2 meanings, 7 uses
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1  —3 uses as in:
utter stupidity
Definition
complete or total (used as an intensifier—typically when stressing how bad something is)
  • I know Haymitch would have come to my defense if he hadn't been utterly unprepared.
    Chapter 13 (5% in)
utterly = completely or totally
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Only one person could have designed the outfit, at first glance utterly utilitarian, at second a work of art.
    Chapter 3 (75% in)
  • We watch, utterly helpless, as the flesh melts off his body like candle wax.
    Chapter 22 (41% in)

There are no more uses of "utter" flagged with this meaning in Hunger Games Book #3 (Mockingjay).

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2  —4 uses as in:
utter a complaint
Definition
say with the voice
  • I utter my first words since my sister's death.
    Chapter 25 (99% in)
utter = say with the voice
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • The side of his mouth I can see opens as if to utter an exclamation.
    Chapter 7 (30% in)
  • Before anyone has time to register what lies beneath the words I have just uttered.
    Chapter 18 (36% in)
  • Before eyebrows are raised, objections are uttered, two and two are put together, and the solution is that I should be kept as far away from the Capitol as possible.
    Chapter 18 (36% in)

There are no more uses of "utter" flagged with this meaning in Hunger Games Book #3 (Mockingjay).

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