Verb(1) turn sharply; change direction abruptly(2) cause to sheer
Adjective(1) complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers(2) not mixed with extraneous elements(3) very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front(4) so thin as to transmit light
Adverb(1) straight up or down without a break(2) directly
(1) As Mona she wears glittering, flimsy garments with sheer embroidered scarves, hennaed hair, nail varnish and lipstick.(2) What other game could offer such grand spectacle, such majestic thrill, such sheer piercing insight into the raging heart of man!(3) Our feet would get stuck in mud or we'd come up against a sheer cliff wall.(4) The dress was white, with a sheer fabric over it.(5) River users say that the measures do not address the real problem of the bridge itself and claim fully laden petrol barges could sheer off mudbanks close by and plough into it.(6) The shore on this side of the break-water is sheer and tumbles down to a reef of broken rocks and large kelp-wigged boulders.(7) The delicate fragile fern and the larger fragrant wood fern nestle in the crevices of the sheer cliff off the northern side of the summit.(8) Whereas the canyon's south side is terraced and textured, the north walls are sheer cliffs.(9) A couple of years ago, I was interviewing Paul McCartney when he started talking about the sheer physical delight of singing rock 'n' roll.(10) Light pink sheer fabric was scalloped between the posts on my bed.(11) The 3-2 win there a few years back is probably still the best game I've ever played in, but for sheer drama it's hard to top winning a game in injury time.(12) The basin that had flooded became a thin, turbulent river at the bottom of a chasm, and their path was surrounded on either side by sheer cliffs of slate.(13) Cheesecloth is the primary window covering, draped over curtain rods to create layers sheer enough to let light in, but dense enough to provide privacy.(14) In such a situation, novels are read for the sheer delight of the plot twists, which often reflect the detours of our own destiny in this hustle-bustle world.(15) Bias-cut dresses in silk, satin and sheer fabrics fit the bill for affairs that require strap heels and heavy flirting.(16) Of course, this was because of the sheer damn quality of those songs.
(1) sheer cliff :: clogwyn serth
1. utter ::
2. precipitous ::
3. diaphanous ::
4. gauzy ::
5. plain ::
6. absolute ::
7. bluff ::
9. swerve ::
10. turn away from ::
troi i ffwrdd oddi wrth
11. trend ::
Different Formssheer, sheered, sheerer, sheerest, sheering, sheerness, sheers
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