What is another word for sheer?

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Adjective
So steep as to be almost vertical
“That tour became the stuff of legends when the guide walked us out the other end and stopped before a sheer cliff wall.”
Adjective
To an absolute degree
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“The 3-2 win there a few years back is probably still the best game I've ever played in, but for sheer drama it's hard to top winning a game in injury time.”
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Flimsy or see-through, or made of such material
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“She made a modern day canopy that is often seen hanging from a ceiling with the sheer fabric draping over the bed.”
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Conclusive or definitive
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Conspicuously or obviously bad, wrong or offensive
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Made of lace or decorated with it
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Resembling vapor
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Interfering or meddling in the affairs of others
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Erect or standing, or rising, up
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Very severe or serious
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Verb
To deviate from one's course or direction
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“River users say that the measures do not address the real problem of the bridge itself and claim fully laden petrol barges could sheer off mudbanks close by and plough into it.”
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Avoid or move away from an unpleasant topic
“Her mind sheered away from images she didn't want to dwell on.”
Verb
To be in, or move into, a sloping position
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