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sheer

verb: turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right"

verb: cause to sheer; "She sheered her car around the obstacle"

adj: complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers; "absolute freedom"; "an absolute dimwit"; "a downright lie"; "out-and-out mayhem"; "an out-and-out lie"; "a rank outsider"; "many right-down vices"; "got the job through sheer persistence"; "sheer stupidity"

adj: not mixed with extraneous elements; "plain water"; "sheer wine"; "not an unmixed blessing"

adj: very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front; "a bluff headland"; "where the bold chalk cliffs of England rise"; "a sheer descent of rock"

adj: so thin as to transmit light; "a hat with a diaphanous veil"; "filmy wings of a moth"; "gauzy clouds of dandelion down"; "gossamer cobwebs"; "sheer silk stockings"; "transparent chiffon"; "vaporous silks"

adv: straight up or down without a break

adv: directly; "he fell sheer into the water"


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sheer

Length: 5 letters

Scrabble value: 8

Words with Friends value: 7

Literati value: 6

TWL (USA): Found

SOWPODS (UK): Found


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