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Synonyms for sheer

Synonyms for sheer

to turn aside sharply from a straight course

so light and insubstantial as to resemble air or a thin film

so sharply inclined as to be almost perpendicular

Synonyms for sheer

turn sharply

complete and without restriction or qualification

not mixed with extraneous elements

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very steep


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straight up or down without a break

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Sheer Networks Inc., a provider of service management solutions for broadband network operations, has introduced its flagship product, the Sheer MetroCentral Broadband Operating System.
Then there are those candidates who do surrender to the rigorous investigations and questionnaires, but ultimately give up out of sheer frustration over the protracted process.
It is about time that forward thinking retailers have realized that inner-city retailing not only means smart business, but big business in terms of sheer sales volume.
Maas also suggests (as Summers himself does in other portions of his book) that Hoover failed against the mob not because he was being blackmailed but, rather, due to his sheer incompetence and narrowness of vision.
San Juan Capistrano, CA, August 09, 2018 --( Sheer Recovery, a leading Southern California drug and alcohol treatment center, has agreed to sponsor Alexa Strange, a rising star in professional beach volleyball and 2020 Olympics hopeful.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Mar 27 (Businesswire-India): The introduction of the light sheer duet is a boost to the laser treatment industry.
Laura Mercier's Candleglow is a sheer all-over pressed powder that sets and finishes, leaving skin with a diffused luminous glow.
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Sheer fabrics have recently been prominently featured on the fashion runways.
Her fresh-faced make-up twinned with her ladylike look is just sheer brilliance.
Model Daisy, 26, has worn a pair of big knickers under her sheer lace skirt, but this Topshop version, below, has an opaque top panel so you don't need to worry.
NEW YORK -- An unexpected flash of skin under a sheer fabric can be sexy and sophisticated on a date, at a party, even in the office.
Sheer fabrics have always created a sense of elegance and sex appeal when worn, so show a bit of skin for the festive season - without overexposing yourself.
THE SEVERN MEN To observe them at work is sheer delight Nothing deters them to go to such pains.