I closed my eyes and perhaps nodded off but when I opened them, Martha was standing there, without her robe, in only a sheer nightgown.
The tears returned, from sheer frustration.
Lydia Larkin was silent, a look of sheer panic on her face.
With the sheer number of demons Darkyn had assigned to watching Deidre over the years and all the leads he'd personally pursued, he should have stumbled upon it by now.
Cave on a sheer cliff overlooking the sea.
She screamed, the creatures came closer, and sheer will made her close her eyes to envision the hotel room.
She slept fitfully between her busy thoughts, sheer exhaustion claiming her in spurts.
They shared a respect for the high-country conditions, prudent advice at any time, but even more appropriate on these winding roads, unprotected by guardrails, and bordered by sheer drop-offs that caused sweaty palms and racing heartbeats for many a first time driver.
Being able to scale a sheer wall of rock and ice while lugging this junk requires some advance planning.
Cynthia began to quietly cry out of sheer frustration while Gladys Turnbull snored loudly.
She wore a nightgown that was a bit too sheer not to be covered by a robe.
The cliff's sheer drop created a natural defense against any intruders in addition to providing a view that was breathtaking by day or night.
She wore a shift sheer enough for him to see the shading of her curves.
Of course the control freak would choose a pose where he was holding her down with the sheer size of his body, her hands pinned by her head.
He had now to settle the most serious problem which had yet faced him, for in the plains the Persian army was formidable by sheer bulk.
Sheer over a rocky ledge of horse-shoe shape.
The Eskimo lifted his weighted boat with sheer-legs made of two paddles; he also had a tackle without sheaves, formed by reaving a greased thong through slits cut in the hide of a walrus.
If the magnitude and increasing complexity of these creations fails to impress you, the sheer quantity should suffice.
How many connections like that are there in the universe—causes and effects we cannot see because the sheer amount of data we encounter in the everyday task of living is overwhelming to our minds?
Her cries and laughter and the tones of her voice as she pronounced many word elements were perfectly natural, but the child evidently attached no significance to them, and with one exception they were produced not with any intention of communicating with those around her, but from the sheer necessity of exercising her innate, organic, and hereditary faculty of expression.
Old Cato, whose "De Re RusticÃ¢" is my "Cultivator," says--and the only translation I have seen makes sheer nonsense of the passage--"When you think of getting a farm turn it thus in your mind, not to buy greedily; nor spare your pains to look at it, and do not think it enough to go round it once.
This was sheer idleness to my fellow-townsmen, no doubt; but if the birds and flowers had tried me by their standard, I should not have been found wanting.
For we feel how it is; but what's all this--sheer robbery!