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    sheer - Dictionary definition and meaning for word sheer

    Definition
    (verb) turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    Synonyms : curve , cut , slew , slue , swerve , trend , veer
    Example Sentence
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right
    Definition
    (verb) cause to sheer
    Example Sentence
    • She sheered her car around the obstacle
    Definition
    (adj) complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) not mixed with extraneous elements
    Synonyms : plain , unmingled , unmixed
    Example Sentence
    • plain water
    • sheer wine
    • not an unmixed blessing
    Definition
    (adj) very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front
    Synonyms : bluff , bold
    Example Sentence
    • a bluff headland
    • where the bold chalk cliffs of England rise
    • a sheer descent of rock
    Definition
    (adj) so thin as to transmit light
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adv) straight up or down without a break
    Synonyms : perpendicularly
    Definition
    (adv) directly
    Example Sentence
    • he fell sheer into the water
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sheer

SHEER and CLEAR which are rhyming words refer to something that is clean and pure.

sheer sounds like veer...both exactly same meaning

cover things by THIN TRANSPARENT SHEETS(SHEER)

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