adjective, sheer·er, sheer·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM sheersheer·ly, adverbsheer·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for sheerly
Sheerly by chance, some of those scrofulous churls will have some minor position of power in one institution or another.
It falls partly into the category of historical fiction because much of it is sheerly created out of Mr. Belloc's own head.Hilaire Belloc|C. Creighton Mandell
So far as the commercial world was concerned, the powers of the Casa de Contratacion were sheerly autocratic.South America|W. H. Koebel
They made one reluctant to hurry one's footsteps, and slow in the return to that sheerly human shelter we call home.The High Heart|Basil King