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utter
used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

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utter stupidity
Definition
complete or total (used as an intensifier—typically when stressing how bad something is)
  • Utterly baffled now, the children held their tongues.
    p. 20.5
  • How strangely similar the two men were, Reynie thought, and yet how utterly different.
    p. 239.9
  • Which left only the middle line, and that one utterly baffled them.
    p. 310.9
  • Mr. Curtain was doing it to the others, too: Sticky stood blinking and clutching his head, utterly stunned, and Kate was turning round and round, as if seeking her invisible attacker.
    p. 456.8

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  • And with the walls painted black as they were, if all the lights went out he would be in utter darkness.
    p. 58.6

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