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sheer
used in The Princess Bride

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1  —1 use as in:
a sheer blouse
Definition
typically of fabric:  very thin and delicate — often transparent
  • But still, There was no doubt that he was, in spite of the sheerness of the Cliffs, heading in an upward direction.
    p. 117.6

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  • A quick glance up the sheer ravine sides ruled out any possibility of his getting Buttercup past the climb.
    p. 198.9
  • Rising straight and sheer from the water, a thousand feet into the night.
    p. 109.2
  • The man in black was hanging in space, clinging to the sheer rock face, seven hundred feet above the water.
    p. 116.7
  • And so, frozen in thought, he continued to stare up the sheer face of the Cliffs.
    p. 186.9
  • The ravine grew increasingly sheer as they went along, and Westley soon realized that whereas once he probably could have helped her through the climb, now there was simply no way of doing so.
    p. 193.1

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