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sheer

sheer Sentence Examples

  • sheer from the sea.

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  • Thielemann was at length overborne by sheer weight of numbers, and towards II A.M.

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  • sheer over a rocky ledge of horse-shoe shape.

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  • If the magnitude and increasing complexity of these creations fails to impress you, the sheer quantity should suffice.

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  • Cynthia began to quietly cry out of sheer frustration while Gladys Turnbull snored loudly.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Sheer legs are generally built in very large sizes, and their use is practically confined to marine work.

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  • He was at once elected to the national house of representatives, and took his seat in December 1 795 There, by sheer force of ability and industry, he wrested from all competitors the leadership of the Republicans, and became the most dangerous opponent whom the Federalists had ever encountered in congress.

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  • The rope was taut with his evil weight and she could hear his movements as he carefully climbed down the sheer wall to his ice-bound lair below.

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  • Its summit consists of a plateau too acres in area, with a slight slope to the south, terminating on its north-eastern side in a sheer fall of more than 1500 ft.

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  • All seemed to be in perilously dangerous situations, clinging to the sheer walls with outstretched arms and spread legs, somehow adhered to the clear surface before them.

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  • Being able to scale a sheer wall of rock and ice while lugging this junk requires some advance planning.

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  • But such a temper of mind is much more akin to scepticism than to mysticism; it is characteristic of those who either do not feel the need of philosophizing their beliefs, or who have failed in doing so and take refuge in sheer acceptance.

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  • The growing ambition of General O'Donnell constantly clashed with the views of Espartero, until the latter, in sheer disgust, resigned his premiership and left for Logrono, after warning the queen that a conflict was imminent between O'Donnell and the Cortes, backed by the Progressist militia.

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  • To continue the strife when Wellington was firmly established on the line of the Garonne, and Lyons and Bordeaux had hoisted the Bourbonfleur de lys, was seen by all but Napoleon to be sheer madness; but it needed the pressure of his marshals in painful interviews at Fontainebleau to bring him to reason.

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  • The plateau-like summit, which originally could be reached only from the south by a steep and narrow path, was rendered almost impregnable to Indian attack by a sheer cliff on the river side of the hill, a deep ravine along its eastern base and steep declivities on the other sides.

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  • The coast scenery, especially on the west, is always picturesque and often grand, the cliffs, sheer precipices of brilliant colouring, reaching a height of over l000 ft.

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  • 12), a proportion inconsistent with any degree of mobility; once more indeed the phalanx of the 2nd century seems to have become a body effective by sheer weight only and disordered by unevenness of ground.

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  • On the one hand there was the mob violence that often amounted to sheer ruffianism, especially in Wessex and the home-counties.

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  • Four miles below Ross the important ford of Goodrich probably carried traffic in British and Roman times, and a magnificent castle, on a precipice rising sheer above the right bank of the river, commands it.

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  • It is by sheer strength of thought, by the vigorous perspicacity with which he strikes the lines of cleavage of his subject, that he makes his way into the mind of the reader; in the presence of gifts of this power we need not quarrel with an ungainly style.

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  • Between Dellys and Philippeville high mountains rise almost sheer from the sea, leaving only a narrow strip of beach.

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  • As the mountains of Valencia and Catalonia effectually bar out the fertilizing moisture of the sea-winds, much of the province is a sheer wilderness, stony, ash-coloured, scarred with dry watercourses, and destitute of any vegetation except thin grass and heaths.

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  • Would-be plotters remained quiet from sheer terror of his power and ability, or from a conviction that conspiracies redounded to his advantage.

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  • Similarly, the continuity of space apparently rests upon sheer assumption unsupported by any a priori or experimental grounds.

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  • The southward slopes fall through ever-thinning pasture lands to sheer desert about 80 m.

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  • distant, through the lovely glen by the river-side, leads to the mansion of the Drummonds, perched high on a lofty cliff falling sheer to the stream.

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  • The allies, however, continued to retreat, but unfortunately Vandamme, with his single corps and unsupported, issued out of the mountains on their flank, threw himself across their line of retreat near Kulm, and was completely overwhelmed by sheer weight of numbers (29th).

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  • On his left wing the attacks of the Guard and 2nd divisions (action of Yang-tzu-ling) on the Russian front and flank failed, the frontal attack because of the resolute defence, the flank attack from sheer fatigue of the troops.

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  • From sheer weariness and disgust the king refrained from any intervention in public affairs for nearly ten years, looking on indifferently while the ever shorter and stormier diets wrangled perpetually over questions of preferment and the best way of dealing with the extreme dissenters, to the utter neglect of public business.

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  • He went to mass, confessed, and out of sheer zeal and in no official capacity went to meet Cardinal Pole on his pious mission to England in December 1554, again accompanying him to Calais in May 1 555.

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  • in sheer cliffs or crags.

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  • By sheer tenacity of purpose, Bestuzhev had extricated his country from the Swedish imbroglio; reconciled his imperial mistress with the courts of Vienna and London, her natural allies; enabled Russia to assert herself effectually in Poland, Turkey and Sweden, and isolated the restless king of Prussia by environing him with hostile alliances.

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  • But his old rivalry with Nordin was resumed at the same time, and when the latter defeated a motion of the bishop's in the Estate of Clergy, at the diet of Norrkoping, Wallqvist from sheer vexation had a stroke of apoplexy and died the same day (30th of April 1800).

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  • The sea-face of Thanet consists mainly of bold slopes or sheer cliffs, and the eastern extremity is the fine headland of the North Foreland.

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  • Lying in a hollow, the town is shut in by hills which terminate in the forelands of Salcombe and High Peak, two sheer cliffs of a deep red colour.

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  • The history of the agitation which culminated in the disorderly rising of 1863 is one of intrigue, secret agitation, and in the end of sheer terrorism by a secret society, which organized political assassination.

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  • A narrow strip of level moorland, covered with furze and rich in deposits of peat, coal and amber, stretches inland, from the edge of the sheer cliffs which line the coast, to the foot of the mountains.

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  • It marks the dawn of a public spirit as represented by the gentry, who, alarmed at the national peril and justly suspicious of the ruling magnates, unhesitatingly placed their destinies in the hands of Hunyadi, the one honest man who by sheer merit had risen within the last ten years from the humble position of a country squire to a leading position in the state.

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  • The rate of increase during the decade ending in 1900 was even less than that for the preceding decade; and it is impossible that a falling off so marked could in two successive enumerations be the result of sheer inaccuracy.

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  • The best specimen of this work, of which the outstanding characteristics are sheer whimsicality and topsy-turvy humour, is The Ballad of Kynd Kittok.

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  • He spends his days chasing the beasts of the forest, running them down by sheer speed, or killing them with darts (javelots) or bow and arrows, the only weapons he knows.

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  • The tears returned, from sheer frustration.

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  • With a comfortable waistband, these have a sheer toe making them ideal to wear with sandals.

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  • The product is available in five sheer shades.

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  • But this is sheer romancing.

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  • Discipline, precision and concentration are key elements; sheer brio isn't enough on its own.

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  • Seen from the east or west the architecture seems utterly brutal: sheer walls relieved only by a blind arch.

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  • Through smooth talking and sheer luck, I then participated in a BBC educational television programme on journalism, one of those, "How did they manage to interview THOSE guys?"

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  • The Internet offers hundreds of chat rooms, community forums and specialized websites dedicated to sharing this nostalgia with like-minded people, which adds an unexpected bonus of sheer fun.

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  • It is penetrated by numerous spurs of this range, which strike the sea abruptly at right angles to the coast, and in many cases plunge down into it sheer.

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  • high, a sheer, plain mass of granite; the Three Brothers, North Dome, Glacier Point, the Sentinel, Cathedral, Sentinel Dome and Cloud's Rest, from 2800 to nearly 6000 ft.

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  • This most simple and salutary reform was, however, rendered nugatory by the opposition of Zamoyski, and his death the same year made matters still worse, as it left the opposition in the hands of men violent and incapable, like Nicholas Zebrzydowski, or sheer scoundrels, like Stanislaw Stadnicki.

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  • He succeeded indeed in putting down the four formidable rebellions which convulsed the realm from 1525 to 1542, but the consequent strain upon his resources was very damaging, and more than once he was on the point of abdicating and emigrating, out of sheer weariness.

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  • The Dutch, however, being masters of the sea, kept the coast closely blockaded, and through sheer exhaustion the king of Spain and the archdukes were compelled to agree to a truce for twelve years (9th of April 1609) with the United Provinces " in the capacity of free states over which Albert and Isabel made no pretensions."

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  • Except at the landingplace on the south-east, the cliffs rise sheer out of deep water, and on the north-east side the highest eminence in the island, Conagher, forms a precipice 1220 ft.

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  • Some fine mosaics have been here unearthed and immediately destroyed, in sheer wantonness, by the natives quarrying building-stone.

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  • It is strongly placed on an eminence falling almost sheer on three sides.

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  • Maundy Thursday is sometimes known as Sheer or Chare Thursday, either in allusion, it is thought, to the "shearing" of heads and beards in preparation for Easter, or more probably in the word's Middle English sense of "pure," in allusion to the ablutions of the day.

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  • His power was military aristocracy resting on the personal qualities of its founder, and after his death the Sikh confederacy gradually crumbled and fell to pieces through sheer want of leadership; and the rule of the Sikhs in the Punjab passed away completely as soon as it incurred the hostility of the British.

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  • Chodkiewicz and Christian IV.) and partly to sheer ill-luck.

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  • Sheer grief and shame, and, it is said, sorrow for the failure in war of his favourite, Oliver Sinclair, were the apparent causes of his death.

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  • The deeply indented coast, here falling in huge cliffs sheer into the sea, there retiring to form a beach and a harbour, is favourable to commerce, as in former times it was to piracy.

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  • If we may pass by the doctrine of the Identity of Indiscernibles, which played a part of some importance in subsequent philosophy, and the Law of Continuity, which as Leibnitz represents it is, if not sheer dogma, reached by something very like a fallacy, Gerhardt, vi.

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  • In the great lacustrine depression of Nicaragua is collected all the drainage from the eastern versant of the volcanic mountains, from the sheer western escarpment of the main cordillera, and from a large area of northern Costa Rica.

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  • in altitude; the mean elevation is probably less than 2000 ft.; the declivity is sheer towards the lakes, and gradual towards the Caribbean.

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  • The most beautiful and attractive part of the island is the peninsula of Jasmund, which terminates to the north in the Stubbenkammer (Slavonic for "rock steps"), a sheer chalk cliff, the summit of which, the Kbnigsstuhl, is 420 ft.

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  • A fine gorge opening from the hills immediately upon the site of the town is known as Cheddar cliffs from the sheer walls which flank it; the contrast of its rocks and rich vegetation, and the falls of a small stream traversing it, make up a beautiful scene admired by many visitors.

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  • The outstanding feature of the mental life of savages known to psychologists as " primitive credulity " is doubtless chiefly due to sheer want of diversity of suggestiveness in their intellectual surroundings.

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  • Grossly ignorant of all that falls outside " the daily round, the common task," they are full of panicky fears in regard to this unknown, and the primary attitude of society towards it is sheer avoidance, taboo.

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  • The sheer fall is about 100 ft., and there is a further fall of 150 ft.

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  • the passage of the Belts) when both those great powers combined against him; how, finally, he emerged from all his difficulties triumphant, indeed, but only to die of sheer exhaustion 1 Christina's reign dates, properly, from 1644 when she attained her majority.

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  • He rapidly passed on, through books like Inferno (1897), the diary of a semi-lunatic, up into the sheer mysticism of To Damascus (1898), where he reconciles himself at last to Christianity.

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  • Mme d'Aubigne returned to France, and from sheer poverty unwillingly yielded her daughter to her sister-in-law, Mme de Villette, who made the child very happy, but converted or pretended to convert her to Protestantism.

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  • The victory on the plain of Karnal, whether accomplished by sheer fighting or the intervention of treachery, was the natural outcome of the previous situation, and the submission of the emperor followed as a matter of course.

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  • On the 6th of August 1772 Toll succeeded, by sheer bluff, in winning the fortress of Kristianstad.

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  • But the personal relation of the original Palestinian apostles to Jesus himself as Master gave them a unique fitness as authorized witnesses, from which flowed naturally, by sheer spiritual influence, such special forms of authority as they came gradually to exercise in the early Church.

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  • The shores of the lake - reminding a visitor somewhat of the Swiss lake of Lucerne - rise almost sheer to over 6000 ft.

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  • His logic, while never obtruded, was rarely at fault; but lie loved the flash of the rapier, and was never happier than when he had to face down a mob and utterly foil it by sheer superiority in fencing.

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  • Many strange places with stranger names are visited, some of them offering obvious satire on human institutions, others, except by the most far-fetched explanations, resolvable into nothing but sheer extravaganza.

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  • Perhaps there is not another instance in history in which a man who was neither a soldier, nor a diplomatist, nor a writer, who appealed to no passion but patriotism, and who avoided power with almost oriental indolence instead of seeking it, became, in the course of a long life, the leader of a great party by sheer force of intellect and moral superiority.

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  • farther, the stream passes through a crevasse in the trap rock and has a sheer fall of 70 ft.

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  • above the sea, with luxuriantly wooded tops and bald, sheer sides scarred with marks of glacial action; the beachless coast is only a narrow ledge between the mountains and the sea, and unlike the coast of Norway, to which in outline it is not dissimilar, is bold, steep and craggy.

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  • sheer, while the main range gradually ascends to 10,000-12,000 ft.

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  • As far back as the Paraclete days, he had counted as chief among his foes Bernard of Clairvaux, in whom was incarnated the principle of fervent and unhesitating faith, from which rational inquiry like his was sheer revolt, and now this uncompromising spirit was moving, at the instance of others, to crush the growing evil in the person of the boldest offender.

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  • The few who had taken the trouble to study Rumanian literature paid not the slightest attention to the vast MS. material accumulated during the years of the Phanariote dominion, and out of sheer ignorance and political bias condemned this period as sterile.

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  • At last in the winter of 1013-1014, more as it would seem from sheer disgust at their kings cowardice and incompetence than Canute because further resistance was impossible, the English gave up the struggle and acknowledged Sweyn as king.

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  • any moment whole counties might take arms in sheer lawlessness, or for some local grievance.

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  • above the sea) terminating on the north and west in a sheer precipice.

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  • Sheer necessity drove him, in addition, to take many private pupils; but having been ordained in 1675, he was presented by Lord North in 1684 to the living of Burstow in Surrey; and his financial position was further improved by a small inheritance on his father's death in 1688.

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  • The sea pierces the islands in deep fjords, or separates them by narrow inlets through which tidal currents set with great violence, at speeds up to seven or eight knots an hour; and, as communications are maintained almost wholly by boat, the natives have need of expert watermanship. There are several lakes in which trout are abundant, and char also occur; the largest is Sdrvaag Lake in Vaagd, which is close to the sea, and discharges into it by a sheer fall of about 160 ft.

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  • Southward from i ts northern horn, the rocky headland of Howth, the coast is generally steep, occasionally sheer, and the mountains of county Wicklow approach it closely.

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  • Here the coast turns westward, changing suddenly to sheer cliffs, where the basaltic formation intrudes its strange regular columns, most finely developed in the famous Giant's Causeway.

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  • On the other hand, the De Burghs, partly by alliance with the Irish, partly by sheer hard fighting, made good their claims to the lordship of Connaught, and the western O'Connors henceforth play a very subordinate part in Irish history.

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  • A lover of peace through sheer cowardicer and as depraved in his morals as Chilperic, Guntram had played a vacillating and purely self-interested part in the family tragedy.

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  • At the beginning of 1849 he was appointed commander of the 3rd army corps in the middle Theiss, and quickly gained the reputation of being the bravest man in the Magyar army, winning engagement after engagement by sheer dash and daring.

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  • Warren is situated at the southern foot of a high sheer ridge, in a region rich in oil and natural gas; the borough ships and refines oil, and has various manufactures.

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  • In August 1836 a military revolt at the palace of La Granja in the hills above Segovia drove the regent by sheer Cons0tution of 1837.

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  • 5 Sheer will and reasoning could hardly be more bril 1 Especially the letter of September 1780 to James Duane, Works, i.

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  • For sheer subsistence he had to hire his sword to the pope and quell petty rebellions with a handful of men.

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  • Lydia Larkin was silent, a look of sheer panic on her face.

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  • 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.

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  • cave on a sheer cliff overlooking the sea.

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  • She screamed, the creatures came closer, and sheer will made her close her eyes to envision the hotel room.

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  • She slept fitfully between her busy thoughts, sheer exhaustion claiming her in spurts.

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  • 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.

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  • She wore a nightgown that was a bit too sheer not to be covered by a robe.

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  • She wore a shift sheer enough for him to see the shading of her curves.

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  • To say that man is precisely what God made him to be is sheer blasphemy.

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  • What sheer bliss not to have to clock watch any more!

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  • The callous attitude of the shipping company would sound like sheer mockery to my countrymen.

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  • It demonstrates the sheer futility of using animals in such experimentation.

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  • And so it fell to Mary Tealby, a penniless divorcee dying of cancer, to try to remedy the situation through sheer perseverance.

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  • abseiling down a sheer cliff face may not be the obvious choice of activity for someone with an intense fear of heights.

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  • Thus, once again we encounter the sheer absurdity and nonsense advanced by pro-vivisectionists.

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  • The setting and sheer abundance of game conspire to provide an unforgettable wildlife experience.

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  • A gorgeous vintage 50's cocktail dress in black acetate, overlaid with sheer black crepe chiffon.

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  • Once we divorce the subjective aspect from the objective, such a philosophy becomes transformed into sheer revolutionary adventurism.

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  • Does this not leave the intelligent person aghast at the pool of sheer stupidity that is amassed in labs?

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  • That is going to put me through sheer agony.

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  • A look of sheer amazement at the foolishness of this comment passed over the whole team.

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  • The sheer arrogance of the Labor Party knows no bounds.

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  • What we had in this performance was sheer artistry by both dancers.

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  • A large crowd witnessed a good tactical battle between the control and tactical sense of Guy and the sheer athleticism of George.

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  • The sheer audacity of Dave Williams, lead keyboard vocalist, was nothing less than stunningly original.

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  • basalt outcrops have a distinctive, sheer profile which is broken by a series of steep, wooded glens.

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  • This stunning basque in sheer mesh with delicate floral embroidery is fastened with a zip at the front.

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  • Within a few minutes, it was sheer bedlam.

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  • Instead of your usual powder blusher, try a creamy or water-based tint for a sheer swish of color.

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  • A really sexy sheer black halter neck bodysuit with pvc inserts on the bust and pantie areas.

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  • boobyit Punta Vicente Roca, where masked boobies, sea turtles and fur seals live along sheer cliffs.

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  • In fact, the sheer boredom was why I made the list.

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  • Yet, it rises above the mundane by the sheer bravado it displays, in all aspects of its production.

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  • To think he carried on playing after such an horrific eye injury is just sheer bravery.

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  • Gorsky's airy choreography is sheer joy, and abounds in wit and technical bravura.

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  • The sheer bravura of that, the regard the project would get me.

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  • The sheer brawn of this PSU dominates almost every power supply on the market Watt for Watt.

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  • What stood out most was the sheer breadth of them and the way all the issues are interlinked.

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  • Press Reviews " .. I must register a certain shock at the sheer brilliance of his playing.

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  • The first time you see the game in action, the sheer brutality of the game's new impact punches soon becomes starkly clear.

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  • The walkers are big, unwieldy brutes and you do get a feeling for the sheer weight and power these machines throw about.

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  • It is so long in design because of the sheer bulk of the project.

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  • bulldozed by the Pakistani army into a sheer mountainside after both access roads to the valley were destroyed by the earthquake.

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  • The 'pleasure principle ' advocated above is sheer bunkum.

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  • On the other hand, Jesus wins support through sheer charisma.

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  • What deserves a special mention, tho, is the sheer chutzpah of the whole thing.

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  • His fists clenched behind the laptop he had erected on his knee in sheer anger.

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  • You're on a narrow road with a sheer cliff on your side.

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  • He was about 60 feet down from the top of a sheer sandstone cliff, with 40 feet below.

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  • And handling the sheer complexity of changes in personal finances after re-starting work will make big demands.

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  • conceptualized in terms of sheer temporal sequences and causal dependencies, the latter cannot.

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  • confessional tone of the songs and in the sheer quality of melody and song writing.

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  • Standing upon sheer, rocky crags, Beeston has perhaps the most stunning views from any castle in England.

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  • In this instance it would seem to be sheer credulity.

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  • crumbledramatic sheer cliffs to crumbling Roman ruins, Naples too, offers up a heady mix of sights.

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  • The emphasis on Kubrick's sheer dedication to the film is marvelous.

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  • Amor Amor 30ml EDT Amor Amor is an intoxicating and seductive love potion, sheer delectation.

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  • The rarities that make up the rest of the disk are also sheer delight.

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  • In sheer desperation in the final quarter they had to rely on their fitness to pull them through edging us by 2 goals.

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  • despise driving on hot, blue-sky days, because the sheer level of wank on the roads increases by orders of magnitude.

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  • His courage and sheer determination to succeed are inspirational.

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  • dint of sheer effort, we elevated this into a national story.

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  • This is happening by sheer dint of circumstance today.

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  • Mr Houghton said: " I read her comments with sheer disbelief.

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  • It may be better undertaken during the cover of darkness as this hides many of the sheer drops!

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  • You will have made films at school, at college or just by yourself for the sheer enjoyment of it.

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  • Doctors ' resistance was broken down by the sheer enormity of the calamity.

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  • Careless Reef An offshore reef Carless has two large ergs rising from a shallow plateau surrounded by sheer walls rising from the deep.

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  • At the very low prices now charged, it'd be a shame not to indulge yourself in a bit of sheer escapism.

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  • The Pharaoh, in sheer exasperation, becomes doubly stubborn.

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  • He commented it was beautifully presented, a truly excellent combination of flavors and textures a sheer joy to consume.

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  • It was a moment I will never forget - watching the sheer excitement on their little faces.

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  • Sweat that had been caused by the sheer physical exertion of trying to breathe.

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  • We never were issued with a blanket but just slept in what we stood in, in sheer exhaustion.

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  • My two boys are in the sea, jumping with the waves, a look of sheer exhilaration on their faces.

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  • The beauty and detail and sheer extravagance of its carved stonework has to be seen to be believed.

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  • The small audience made up for numbers by their sheer exuberance.

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  • The claim that Muhammad did anything at any time without consciousness or under a spell is a sheer fabrication and hence devoid of truth.

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  • But for sheer ferocity and lust of blood, perhaps no creature on earth can equal that uncanny brute, the common garden spider.

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  • These sheer to waist tights have an ultra wide fishnet and are particularly racy.

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  • fists clenched behind the laptop he had erected on his knee in sheer anger.

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  • I cannot seem to get a forward rush from such positions except by sheer fluke.

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  • To do otherwise is, to me, sheer folly.

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  • However the sheer scale of the 33 grids is a massive foreclosure on didactics.

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  • Through sheer frustration Wells began taking his ideas elsewhere.

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  • Never has a week been filled with so much hard work and so much sheer fun.

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  • The sheer weight of apparent futility kills so many sparks of rebellion.

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  • Whether a miracle or sheer guts I don't know.

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  • sheer heaven, especially when rounded off with a robust onion gravy and served with fresh seasonal vegetables - carrots and broccoli are ideal.

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  • Dont go for the paper round thing - sheer hell on a stick.

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  • He believes only Tory councilors should claim back expenses they incur for attending meetings - sheer hypocrisy.

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  • My skin had gone taut with the sheer iciness of it, and I felt chilled through to the marrow.

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  • The sheer idiocy of these proposals makes further comment superfluous.

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  • The wholly imaginary landscapes of the essayist and painter Cecil Collins had attained their conviction in the 1930s through sheer invention.

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  • That will never happen as we all know as the sheer immensity of the drop is too great.

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  • For a non-professional operator to offer a medical opinion on a radiogram is sheer impertinence " Arthur and Muir (1909) v-vi.

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  • To swing west and south round the fortress of Paris proved a sheer impossibility.

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  • We have experienced 2 such cases of sheer inanity.

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  • Even the sleevenotes by Rusty Kershaw, his occasional fiddle player and slide guitarist, seem to be there for their sheer incoherence.

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  • For sheer indulgence, Paris is hard to beat.

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  • Instead it was a method of erecting signs that was beyond careless or inconsistent - it was sheer ineptitude.

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  • Yet he makes up for this by sheer ingenuity of script.

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  • I was deeply shocked by the sheer inhumanity, shown by the 'civilised ' world and wanted to know how this could have happened.

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  • The sheer insanity of Edward II's choice of a campsite now became apparent.

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  • It was a time when I rediscovered the sheer joy of music I think.

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  • My emotions went from depression to sheer jubilation within 5 minutes.

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  • Fashioned in sheer striped tulle, the neckline and hem are trimmed in rich embroidered lace with ribbon details.

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  • You can learn how to ride a horse, sheer a sheep and use a lasso!

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  • Julie Cockburn It's not easy to maintain networks after college and my main contacts have been made through sheer legwork.

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  • I can think of no British politician who inspired such sheer loathing as she did.

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  • One problem was the sheer logistics of dealing with so many people.

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  • Also by sheer luck I found a drill steel to fit it.

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  • A ' defining event ' for the industry, or ' sheer lunacy '?

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  • Sheila's inn was sheer luxury compared to that!

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  • I say he was both, it is sheer madness to mess with demons.

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  • My desire to be aware is restored most often through finally stopping, or being stopped, by the sheer magnificence of creation.

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  • You cannot visit the Eden Project without being amazed at the sheer magnitude of it all.

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  • Several readers agree that nothing tops Shellac's Prayer to God for sheer malevolence.

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  • The only way a film could be this poorly conceived is out of sheer malice.

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  • Sheer off, sheer off you poor mariners, Don't you founder all here in the deep.

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  • I have often cried out loud in sheer misery at the hopelessness of life, my life.

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  • Now the darkness seemed to completely surround us, not a glimmer, or even a building to break the sheer monotony.

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  • On the other hand plenty of visual theater acts shout the sheer multiplicity of narrative.

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  • Made from a light, sheer 100% polyester, it is a long sleeved tunic style with round neckline.

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  • It's sheer nonsense to say you love him.

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  • The sheer scale makes the contemplation of this painting almost impossible: a vast canvas representing an absolute nothingness.

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  • Additionally, the sheer novelty of the technology, itself provides inspiration to some students.

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  • Of course, Bloom can also accomplish his goal by sheer obstinacy.

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  • Over 30 living displays reveal the sheer variety of life in the deep from native sharks and lobsters to the amazing octopus and seahorses.

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  • Adrian Boynton assembles the orchestra and directs it so successfully that everyone involved must share the sheer joy of doing something so well.

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  • The quality, the diversity of design, and the sheer originality of Mexican silver jewelry makes the items on sale here truly special.

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  • If you think you can cope with sheer hardwork and the isolation of the Aussie outback then click here.

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  • The black basalt outcrops have a distinctive, sheer profile which is broken by a series of steep, wooded glens.

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  • Club hit, ' The Bump & Grind ', one of the many mighty Friendly productions fired out, invoked sheer Pandemonium.

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  • Item Two: White sheer panties, pink trim, small pink ribbon rose decoration.

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  • For a brief period Blondie were sheer pop punk perfection.

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  • The award for sheer persistence goes to Paul Simons, who is author of the daily Weather Eye column in The Times.

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  • Update: I'm sticking with the original script for the moment from sheer perversity.

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  • A blast of sheer physicality that leaves you wanting more.

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  • piece in the jigsaw, an insight into the sheer variety this planet offers its visiting souls.

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  • He has spent his life traveling all over the world to celebrate his passion for the sheer pleasure of driving.

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  • Is it sheer speculation, pure poppycock, or something insightful?

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  • The plum lip color can be layered on thick for a sexy pout or sheer for a hint of a tint.

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  • Below them was a sheer precipice several hundred feet in depth.

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  • We bring all the benefits of sheer professionalism that we have gained over the years working within the demanding corporate hospitality industry.

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  • At first the sheer profusion of growth is bewildering, like entering a wild wood.

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  • Two and a half hours of sheer purgatory (and about as hot ).

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  • But the margins have become so refined by the sheer technical development of the cars that the opportunities have accordingly been reduced.

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  • If you love reading you will simply revel in Paul Jennings ' sheer enthusiasm for books and reading.

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  • Hares that escape the savagery may die later, from sheer shock and terror.

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  • All the Ripper murders were unambiguous for their sheer savagery.

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  • Its sheer scale must be seen to be believed.

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  • Alphabetical Anna Campion - Their accessories include sheer silk scarves, suede handbags and range of bedroom accessories.

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  • Features include flatlock seams, a cotton gusset and a sheer toe.

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  • This is above all a series which tries to shock, and it sometimes loses force through sheer self-indulgence.

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  • There's just no subsitute for the sheer sensuality of the direct experience.

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  • Close behind it the formidable rocky face of Liathach rises almost sheer to its summit ridge.

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  • I could do it but it's just sheer bloody laziness on my part I'm afraid.

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  • You may not be aware, but the reason for this is not sheer chance, or that you were just feeling frivolous.

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  • At points where the mountain plunges sheer into the lake, wooden walkways lead over the water.

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  • There are probably many subtle factors to consider beyond sheer size, including neurotransmission and the number of synapses per neuron.

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  • We Russian Social-Democrats declare that we consider such justification sheer sophistry.

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  • Many drivers are seen taking chances, including speeding, overtaking etc⦠which under these conditions is nothing short of sheer lunacy.

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  • The sheer magnetic attraction extruded by the diminutive 10 bore, the bigger 8 bore or massive 4 bore is completely spellbinding.

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  • By the time your head has stopped spinning from the sheer richness of it all you don't care anymore.

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  • The sheer strangeness of this place and the bizarre regularity of its 37,000 basalt columns has made it the subject of numerous legends.

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  • stupefyoard has been cowed by the volume of the data and the sheer grind of the presentation into a stupefied silence.

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  • Thank you for helping me to demonstrate the sheer stupidity of banning everything. vBulletin v3.5.4, Copyright ©2000-2006, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

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  • Why can I never see the sheer stupidity of owning horses?

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  • Wildcats were struggling to keep up but through sheer tenacity trailed by nine at half time.

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  • sheer terror every time Orient crossed the half way line.

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  • The sheer thrill of speed always does it for me.

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  • These ultra sheer tights have a barely there appearance for a natural look.

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  • This bra and string ensemble has the most exquisite embroidery in black silk on a nude sheer tulle.

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  • In sheer striped tulle with sumptuous lace embroidery around the neckline, it has a central ribbon detail and dainty shoulder straps.

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  • tumble11: Dusky Fiord Cruise past sheer cliffs and tumbling waterfalls.

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  • The sheer ubiquity of the correspondents empowered by the new technology in wartime brings an added strain for Service families.

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  • An utterly unforgettable piece of music which breaks new ground completely... sheer brilliance!

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  • unsealed canyon road providing access into a spectacular gorge with sheer canyon walls.

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  • The spontaneity, the sheer human verve, and the naivety at times of the apostolic writings is there for all to see.

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  • The sheer virtuosity of the piece guaranteed a positive reception.

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  • The weather was balmy, the location idyllic; a narrow ribbon of road with sheer drops on either side, revealing sweeping vistas.

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  • Winemakers in California and New Zealand are producing some stunning results, but they lack the sheer vivacity.

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  • Not enough Mic's to mic it up = pointless due to sheer guitar volume.

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  • He is that loudmouth of the 1980s who was too cocksure by half, and achieved popularity through sheer vulgarity alone.

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  • wadi rum was of course simply awe-inspiring, the vastness of the desert being offset by the sheer beauty of the mountains.

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  • Day 11: Dusky Fiord Cruise past sheer cliffs and tumbling waterfalls.

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  • The idea is that the sheer weight of the Table Tennis top keeps it in place.

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  • sheer willpower proved little better, with a success rate of only 6 per cent.

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  • The look of sheer wonderment on the children's faces was delightful.

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  • wrestletho I'm no wrestling fan, I was wrapped up in the sheer amount of modes on offer.

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  • Inscribing in and circumscribing about a circle two polygons, each of ninety-six sides, and assuming that the perimeter of the circle lay between those of the polygons, he obtained the limits he has assigned by sheer calculation, starting from two close approximations to the value of 1 / 3, which he assumes as known (265/153 < A t 3 < 1351/780).

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  • Ivan's generals (he himself rarely took the field) were generally successful at first, and bore down their enemies by sheer numbers, capturing scores of fortresses and towns.

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  • 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.

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  • Between 1850 and 1907 dairy cows increased from 214,231 to 330,000; other neat cattle from 519,739 to 589,000; sheer decreased from 304,929 to 181,000; swine decreased from 1,582,734 to 1,316,000; horses increased from 115,460 to 260,000, and mules from 54,547 to 279,000.

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  • The latter dies away over the plains east and south-east of Aleppo, making them afford good spring pasture, which has attracted the nomads from farther south: but below the latitude of Rakka-Homs thin steppe begins, and quickly degenerates into sheer desert broken only by a chain of poor oases, south of a low ridge running from Anti-Lebanon to Euphrates.

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  • Full closes and repeated sentences no longer confuse the issue, but in their absence we begin to notice the incessant squareness of the ostensibly free rhythms. The immense amount of pageantry, though (as in Tannhauser) good in dramatic motive and executed with splendid stage-craft, goes far to stultify Wagner's already vigorous attitude of protest against grand-opera methods; by way of preparation for the ethereally poetic end he gives us a disinfected present from Meyerbeer at the beginning of the last scene, where mounted trumpeters career round the stage in full blast for three long minutes; and the prelude to the third act is an outburst of sheer gratuitous vulgarity.

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  • Wagner's orthodox contemporaries regarded such mixtures of key as sheer nonsense; and it would seem that the rank and file of his imitators agree with that view, since they either plagiarize Wagner's actual progressions or else produce such mixtures with no vividness of key-colour and little attempt to follow those melodic trains of thought by which Wagner makes sense of them.

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  • The " fleets " with their quaint medieval warehouses, which come sheer down to the water, and are navigated by barges, have gained for Hamburg the name of " Northern Venice."

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  • Thus, from the sheer inability of the assembled ministers to devise a plan on which all could agree, Prussia and the states that had joined her in the Union were compelled to recognize the Frankfort diet.

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  • The confirmed man-eater, which is generally an old beast, disabled from overtaking his usual prey, seems to accumulate his tale of victims in sheer cruelty rather than for food.

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  • Elsewhere his blunders are apparently due to haste, or ignorance or sheer carelessness; thus, for instance, when Polybius speaks of the Aetolians assembling at their capital Thermon, Livy (xxxiii.

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  • The metaphysic is the epistemology from another point of view - regarded as completing itself, and explaining in the course of its exposition that relative or practical separation of the individual knower from the knowable world, which it is a sheer assumption to take as absolute.

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  • The modern reader can hardly banish the impression that Abelard writes in a spirit of sheer mischief.

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  • Of the mountains belonging to the table-land the most continuous are those of the Cantabrian chain, which stretches for the most part from east to west, parallel to the Bay of Biscay, btit Mountains, ultimately bends round towards the south between Leon and Galicia (see CANTABRIAN MOUNTAINS) - A peculiar feature of this chain, arid of the neighboring parts of the table-land, is the number of the parameras or isolated plateaus, surrounded by steep rocky mountains, or even by walls of sheer cliff.

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  • Two and a half hours of sheer purgatory (and about as hot).

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  • I 'd rather be moved by the sheer genius of her vocal range than regaled with anecdotes !

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  • What looked like creative suicide on paper was turned into a rip-roaring success by the sheer strength of Handel 's artistic personality.

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  • A sheer smooth curving glass wall with rounded corners.

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  • Despite the riot police, sheer weight of numbers prevented the scab bus getting through.

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  • There 's just no subsitute for the sheer sensuality of the direct experience.

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  • By sheer serendipity the new project thus became a cardboard design.

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  • I could do it but it 's just sheer bloody laziness on my part I 'm afraid.

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  • Sometimes sheer will power has to make it roll the way you want.

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  • A single episode, 45 minutes of sheer brilliance.

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  • We were taken back by the sheer volume of people who attended last year.

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  • The crossing, about 90 minutes was sheer delight with interest all the way.

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  • You will often think of giving up but sheer determination will keep you going and you will do your best.

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  • They and the new battleships with their graceful sheer and boiling wake evoked poetic similes.

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  • The following morning by sheer coincidence a singleton of this species was found in the garden trap and I knew instantly what it was !

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  • Party was rather damped by the sheer tiredness, people choosing to snooze in front of the wood fire digesting rice instead !

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  • By the time your head has stopped spinning from the sheer richness of it all you do n't care anymore.

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  • This is where dense spruce forests cloak the sheer canyons for which the Park is famous.

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  • For sheer excitement, Ian Fleming 's classic spy thrillers have still not been surpassed.

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  • She 's shocked by the sheer squalor of the place.

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  • The board has been cowed by the volume of the data and the sheer grind of the presentation into a stupefied silence.

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  • The OB1 stands out from the crowd not only for its svelte good looks but also for sheer performance.

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  • Sheer terror every time Orient crossed the half way line.

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  • Sheer to waist and with a gently waistband, these elegant tights offer comfort and feminine styling.

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  • An utterly unforgettable piece of music which breaks new ground completely... sheer brilliance !

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  • By the sheer grace of our Higher Powers, we have found several ways of unlearning such behavior in the program.

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  • We then drove to the Shothole Canyon Road, an unsealed canyon road providing access into a spectacular gorge with sheer canyon walls.

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  • KJ is absolutely right to focus on the sheer visceral thrill that carries you along through the film 's two hours.

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  • Not enough Mic 's to mic it up = pointless due to sheer guitar volume.

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  • Wadi Rum was of course simply awe-inspiring, the vastness of the desert being offset by the sheer beauty of the mountains.

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  • For sheer, wide-eyed excitement, nowhere else comes close to Staffordshire.

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  • Sheer willpower proved little better, with a success rate of only 6 per cent.

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  • The look of sheer wonderment on the children 's faces was delightful.

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  • Even tho I 'm no wrestling fan, I was wrapped up in the sheer amount of modes on offer.

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  • Plus your sheer youthful enthusiasm will carry you through a lot of grief.

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  • Little Smarties: Sherri Dey Connors, CEO of Little Smarties and mother of three, started her business out of sheer frustration when she couldn't find an educational Web site that met her kids' needs.

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  • While you may be madly in love with your sweet babies, you'll also be exhausted, overly emotional, and at times absolutely overpowered by the sheer demands of feeding, diapering, and loving your three tiny bundles of joy.

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  • Most formal skirts are made form materials that are usually sheer and transparent.

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  • Hosiery is meant to be sensual and the better variety will be almost completely sheer and nearly invisible.

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  • Do remember that the material in very fine and sheer hosiery is itself very thin.

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  • Also, the hosiery will not provide any warmth to your body. 10 to 20 denier hosiery is the most popular and comfortable since it is quite sheer, reasonably warm and also looks good.

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  • A ruffled, sheer or flowing blouse is better worn with a skirt.

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  • Some women also use the half-slip with other types of clothing like short dresses that are made of sheer materials.

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  • Different foundations provide different levels of coverage, from heavy to sheer.

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  • You can apply sheer, delicate layers that highlight your skin tone, or thick, bold swatches that cover you lids in blue or green or red.

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  • For sheer cruising, a long board is best.

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  • In terms of numbers, that day may hold the title because the sheer number of shoppers who go out looking for deals.

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  • Over the course of the last 20 years, personal television sets have come a long way, and selecting a flat screen TV has become both easier and more difficult due to the sheer number of options available.

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  • At shelters, you may be overwhelmed by the sheer number of pets needing homes and want to take them all home.

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  • Any major store chain like Toys R Us, is going to have some consumers complaints simply by the sheer number of people that purchase their products.

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  • The sheer volume of all their used merchandise hitting the market at once will almost insure that you'll find something that's reasonably priced and in good condition.

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  • The California E85 Program encourages the ethanol expansion with the sheer aggressiveness of the program.

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  • The sheer volume of children, combined with day to day school activities, generates waste of all types.

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  • In 2005, hurricanes were not only more severe, but also set records for the sheer number that made landfall.

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  • Go with sheer curtains in either one or two of the main colors you have chosen for the room.

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  • For a classy touch, use antique door knobs or attractive cabinet hardware as pegs for hanging a valance or sheer panels.

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  • Sheer curtains may be a good solution if you have few privacy concerns where you live.

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  • Even a sheer curtain can help soften and focus the natural light that is entering the room.

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  • In the past, a curtain was simply a sheer that was hung with a sash rod.

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  • The Americana country style home also draws enormous inspiration from nature such as woolen blankets, birch fire logs, and stormy winter grey skies, sheer muslin, cool linens and golden summer sunbeams.

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  • To counter the rich color palette and heavy furniture, use dreamy sheer or lace fabrics on windows and bed linens.

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  • When you begin to look for a paint or a series of paints for your interiors or exteriors the sheer number of colors can be incredibly daunting.

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  • Keep it simple by sticking with blinds or sheer white curtains, or select a heavy fabric that complements your wall color.

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  • Light weight or see-through fabrics like chambray or chintz, make for beautiful window swags or sheer curtains.

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  • Wooden rods also work well in rooms with two sets of curtains; one rod is left exposed with drapes tied back while the other uses sheer curtains to provide privacy.

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  • The inner rod is typically used to hang sheer or lace curtains, while the outer rod is used to hang a heavier drapery.

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  • Styles include tabs, sheer and velvet to complement any look or style of room.

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  • The sheer, moisturizing color is applied with a brush.

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  • Lustre: Fairly sheer with a lot of shine, this is another option for color-phobes.

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  • Sheer: Almost like a lipgloss in the color payoff.

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  • They come in sheer, satin, matte and frost finishes.

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  • The Finishing Powder is a completely sheer product designed to reduce oil and shine.

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  • Sheer foundation and tinted moisturizer for a polished look on already good skin.

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  • Sheer Lipsticks are a more casual look and offer some basic moisturizing benefit.

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  • A citrus and fruity fragrance with notes of pink grapefruit, coconut water, passion fruit, heliotrope, sheer amber, crystal musk, vanilla orchid and blonde woods.

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  • Sheer makeup is best for a clear complexion as it allows the most natural appearance.

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  • Vera Wang Sheer Veil for Women - A clean and light floral scent that includes roses, gardenias, and lilies, yet is never overpowering.

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  • Simply choose the type based on your coverage needs: tinted moisturizer, sheer cover, or creamy cover up.

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  • Sheer Cover is a makeup brand mostly known for their infomercials.

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  • A natural makeup company, found only through online and phone ordering, Sheer Cover is owned by Guthy-Renker.

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  • Not only a makeup organization, Sheer Cover also provides natural based toners, blotting papers, makeup remover wipes, and their line of skin care.

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  • Ultimately, the heart of the Sheer Cover product scheme is their mineral face makeup selection.

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  • Moving into the market share of mineral makeup powerhouse, bare Escentuals, Sheer Cover is quickly becoming an industry leader in the natural cosmetics marketplace.

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  • Targeting a customer who is looking for a mineral makeup with more coverage, Sheer Cover is a less expensive option.

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  • As with most mineral makeup products, Sheer Cover provides a natural coverage.

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  • In the realm of mineral makeup, what makes Sheer Cover unique is their system.

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  • This package offers a new mineral makeup customer the chance to try out the mineral makeup style and the Sheer Cover brand with little commitment, an ideal situation for a product only available through special order.

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  • Sheer Cover's system is more than just a mineral foundation.

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  • For some extra flair to the natural sheer lip look, line your lips with a lip pencil as close to your natural pigment color as possible.

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  • Remember, you can take any cream foundation and thin it out as sheer as you like to make it breathable, natural looking, and match your skin tone.

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  • The next step is finding a sheer or pink gloss for the lips.

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  • Wash your eyelids with modest, sheer shades that complement your coloring.

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  • Virtual Skin: Ultra-light and weightless, this makeup provides a bit more coverage than a tinted moisturizer, but is still relatively sheer.

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  • Incredible Sheer: If dramatic lips aren't your thing, slick on a hint of this sheer, citrus-scented, lightweight formula, which contains SPF 15.

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  • Colorscope Shimmer Sheer: Light-reflecting pearls and fine shimmer give this loose powder a sparkly finish.

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  • This is a testament to the sheer number of brands and products available on the market today.

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  • The beauty of the Ulta GWP is in the sheer number of products offered.

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  • MAC Studio Finish Pressed Powder has actually been replaced by a new product, Select Sheer Pressed Powder.

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  • What we can tell you is, the Sheer Select Pressed Powder will cost you $21.00 plus tax in the United States (prices vary, of course, by country).

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  • Just as MAC Studio Finish Pressed Powder came with its own sponge, so does the Select Sheer version.

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  • If you're currently a Studio Fix Fluid foundation wearer, for example, you may not wear the same shade in Select Sheer Pressed Powder.

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  • Both Studio Finish and Sheer Select powders are/were available in NC (typically cool) and NW (typically warm) shades.

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  • The sheer number of loose powder compacts available today is mind-boggling.

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  • This silky powder quickly diminishes oil and leaves behind a sheer, matte and completely natural finish.

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  • Estee Lauder Lucidity Translucent Loose Powder: Individuals with fine lines and wrinkles will benefit greatly from this sheer, airy powder.

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  • Another tip or trick to try when picking a lip color that's not too dark on you is to look for what is called a "lip stain" which is lip color that gives you a darker pigment but has a lighter, sheer and longer lasing finish.

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  • Some of my favorite lip stains are Benefit Cosmetics Benetint Lip and Cheek Stain, or try their Pocket Pal (lip stain and gloss in one), or try Sebastian Trucco's sheer lipstick in Revived or Stained.

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  • This is a sheer color that's not so much brown as it is rose.

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  • Apricot: Rely on this to provide a sheer, natural flush.

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  • Its cream color is minimal, offering more of a sheer sheen with a slightly frosty undertone, while its powder contains a more substantial amount of color.

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  • For those who are wary of color, opt for sheer shades of violet or blue.

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  • Today, it's as easy to opt for a sheer, shimmery, silver-flecked green eye shadow with blue undertones as it is to seek out a simple matte brown shade.

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  • Despite its dark appearance (which I would normally avoid in a traditional lipstick), I was attracted to this because of the sheer finish.

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  • Fortunately, a quick slick is all it takes - I consider this the high-end equivalent of a tinted lip balm.As mentioned, the formula is sheer, so even the darkest colors will not overpower the way a traditional lipstick might.

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  • Needless to say, giving the gift of Daisy could not be easier, thanks to the sheer number of sets and variety of products available.

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  • Cece: This is a brilliant shade that looks deeper and more dramatic than it is when actually applied, thanks to the sheer formula.

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  • This sheer, shimmery shade allows me to do so because it's blended with a touch of rosy brown.

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  • The formula builds easily, so even the darkest colors are perfect to wear in a sheer manner.

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  • Here, the blush should be kept sheer, and lashes should be sky-high.

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  • The cheeks are sheer in a wash of color, as are the lips, and the eyes are naked save for several swipes of mascara.

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  • Also available at Strawberry.net is Lancôme's Lip Liner contour Pro Sheer set.

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  • Peach Glaze: A neutral, sheer peach and the closest thing to nude in the lineup.

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  • A lightweight liquid foundation will provide a natural and sheer finish that will keep your skin glowing just like Rhianna's makeup.

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  • Why not incorporate a magical and mysterious look into your makeup routine by simply blending a smoky purple eye with a sheer pink glossy lip gloss and black eyeliner?

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  • Designed to enhance the natural undertones of the skin, this foundation can be applied lightly for a sheer look, or can be layered to impart more pigment (coverage).

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  • Sheer Cover Makeup by Guthy Renker is advertised to consumers as a makeup that can cover flaws.

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  • Sheer Cover differed slightly from Bare Minerals because of the need to specialize.

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  • Sheer coverage was marketed as a mineral make that not only was good for the skin, but as a makeup that could cover unsightly flaws.

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  • One end is filled with the plumper, a pearly product designed to make your lips look fuller, and the other end comes with a sheer gloss-like color.

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  • Medium and fair skinned women can pair maroon shadow with a bisque highlighter and soften the look with a sheer plum or rosy gloss , or combine the look with a berry or deep pink lipstick to create a tone on tone mauve palette.

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  • If you're headed out for the evening and want to emulate a Cher-like lip from the '80s, try a vibrant violet-berry lipstick, similar to what the star would often wear with her famous leather jackets, sheer dresses and killer stilettos.

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  • In addition, the color is nothing short of spectacular; it's sheer, so it offers "buildable coverage".

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  • Violet runs the risk of looking as dated as 80s blue shadow, but if you apply a sheer layer it will look chic and modern.

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  • If you're looking for that touch of gloss and color, Twilight's sheer lip glosses are available in two shades that add a hint of shimmer to your lips.

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  • Loose powder is applied with a makeup brush or powder puff; however it is important to shake off excess powder from the applicator if you want that sheer, light coverage.

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  • On the other hand, if you prefer a more sheer and natural look, reach for a shimmer wash eye shadows.

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  • Shimmer eye shadows are very sheer which means that you can pile on colors like gold, pink and even orange without looking like you put your makeup on in the dark!

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  • Once all makeup is applied, set with a loose, sheer powder.

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  • Today LipSense lipstick is available in more than 45 colors and is sold in solid, sheer or shimmery shades.

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  • Your best bet here is a sheer, cream blush like Bobbi Brown's Pot Rouge.

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  • Not only is this blush sheer, but it can also double as lipstick, so in a pinch, you can use it to color your lips as well.

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  • If you are planning on wearing strong colors, opt for shadows that are sheer (it's perfectly fine for your eyeliner to be pigmented).

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  • Additionally, you might also want to use a primer on your eyes (try Urban Decay's Eyeshadow Primer Potion); this will keep your eye shadow form creasing.Texture is also very important as sheer color is different than iridescent shades.

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  • Opt for colors that are sheer because iridescent ones can look too shiny in photographs.

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  • Bare Escentuals Giddy Pink - Mineral makeup creates a sheer natural look, so many prom goers turn to mineral blush as their choice.

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  • Although many of today's formulations are very lightweight and sheer, you don't have to wear it if your skin is already in great shape.

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  • You can use the shade from lashes to the brow bone because it's light and sheer.

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  • One universally flattering lip color to try is Clinique's Almost Lipstick in Black Honey or Sheer Blackberry.

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  • Apply eye shadows, starting with dark and rich at the lash line to almost sheer at the crease.

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  • Choose a sheer foundation to even out your skin tone, and don't forget to apply it to your neck and chest area as well if you plan to wear a low cut dress.

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  • The sheer body spray is a lightweight, more subtle version of the scent great for warm weather and everyday wear.

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  • Choose between Clear, Sheer Blush, Sheer Pink and Sheer Mocha.

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  • Classic bridal makeup shades include warm brown or soft grey on the eyes, brown or black eye liner, soft pink or rose on the cheeks and a sheer red or rose shade on the lips.

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  • Finish off the look with Chic, a rosy pink lip hue or Cockney, a sheer red.

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  • Sweep powder blush in Tenderling, a sheer nude pink on apples of cheeks to add a fresh, natural wash of color that subtly defines cheekbones.

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  • Sweep Blushbaby, a sheer beige pink blush along cheekbones and apply Plushglass in Pretty Plush, a soft pink with white pearl for a lip that has just enough color and shine and won't compete with your smoky eyes.

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  • Estee Lauder Double Wear Light: A lighter version of the popular Double Wear Foundation with SPF and sheer to medium coverage.

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  • If they don't make a woman uncomfortable, she can choose a more sheer base.

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  • Choose from sheer, liquid formulas or opt for airbrush base.

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  • When buying used items online, you enjoy the increased selection that comes from sheer numbers.

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  • Some sites share their version of Tetris out of sheer love of the game.

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  • It's difficult to even begin to list the sheer variety of products available through online eBay shopping.

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  • They are organized conveniently with the help of headings, but the sheer number of choices can seem overwhelming.

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