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sheer
used in Politics and the English Language

3 uses
  • Thus political language has to consist largely of euphemism, question-begging and sheer cloudy vagueness.
  • This mixture of vagueness and sheer incompetence is the most marked characteristic of modern English prose, and especially of any kind of political writing.
  • It consists in gumming together long strips of words which have already been set in order by someone else, and making the results presentable by sheer humbug.

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