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sheerly : Related Words Words similar in meaning to sheerly

achromatism

  • noun the visual property of being without chromatic color
    colourlessness; achromaticity; colorlessness.

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absolutely

  • adverb completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers
    perfectly; dead; utterly.
    • an absolutely magnificent painting
    • a perfectly idiotic idea
    • you're perfectly right
    • utterly miserable
    • you can be dead sure of my innocence
    • was dead tired
    • dead right
  • adverb totally and definitely; without question
    • we are absolutely opposed to the idea
    • he forced himself to lie absolutely still
    • iron is absolutely necessary

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thoroughly

  • adverb in an exhaustive manner
    exhaustively.
    • we searched the files thoroughly
  • adverb completely and absolutely (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly')
    good; soundly.
    • he was soundly defeated
    • we beat him good

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quite

  • adverb to a degree (not used with a negative)
    rather.
    • quite tasty
    • quite soon
    • quite ill
    • quite rich
  • adverb to the greatest extent; completely
    • you're quite right
    • she was quite alone
    • was quite mistaken
    • quite the opposite
    • not quite finished
    • did not quite make it

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purely

  • adverb restricted to something
    strictly.
    • we talked strictly business

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at

  • noun a highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series); a decay product of uranium and thorium
    atomic number 85; astatine.
  • noun 100 at equal 1 kip in Laos

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utterly

  • adverb completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers
    absolutely; perfectly; dead.
    • an absolutely magnificent painting
    • a perfectly idiotic idea
    • you're perfectly right
    • utterly miserable
    • you can be dead sure of my innocence
    • was dead tired
    • dead right

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at_once

  • adverb without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening
    straightaway; forthwith; like a shot; straight off; directly; right away; immediately; now; instantly.
    • he answered immediately
    • found an answer straightaway
    • an official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith
    • Come here now!
  • adverb simultaneously
    at a time; at one time.
    • he took three cookies at a time

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once

  • adverb on one occasion
    one time; in one case.
    • once I ran into her
  • adverb as soon as
    • once we are home, we can rest

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