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  • adj. comparative form of sheer: more sheer


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  • Take a look at Wu's newest creations and tell us which you'd like to add to Michelle Obama's wardrobe (with a camisole, of course, for the sheerer options) and which you'd leave at the boutique.

    Jason Wu Spring 2011: Which Looks Should Michelle Obama Wear? (PHOTOS, POLL)

  • That left the last option: to try to climb down the steep gorge somewhere below the bridge, cross the frozen river and claw their way up the even sheerer face on the Vemork side.

    Shadow Knights

  • Being Abercrombie-d, however, requires much more than a full wardrobe of the store's wardrobe staples, including sheer shirts to be layered under even sheerer shirts, sheer leggings, skin-tight jeans, and teeny tiny miniskirts, paired with Ugg boots (a fashion trend that just won't die).

    Liz Funk: The Devil Wears Abercrombie

  • GURWITCH: So you know, I interviewed people that I work with like Tim Allen and Jeff Garland and Ann Miro (ph) and comedians Harry sheerer and Fred Willard.

    CNN Transcript Jan 26, 2007

  • As the sun gets stronger, those of you wearing dark lipsticks. eyeliners and heavy matte foundations with powder should be trading in for dewy skin, creme blushes, and sheerer lipcolor.

    Archive 2006-04-23

  • Literally, I have sheerer-than-normal enamel so not only does it stain more easily than a winter white carpeting on the runway at a 4H pageant show, but it is much more vulnerable to those icky things called cavities.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • He had pushed his way by sheer instinct and sheerer effrontery on to the stage and to the front of it, with his plays.

    Lady Chatterley's Lover

  • It was a trifle sheerer than Miss Eliza had at first intended it to be, thanks to Miss Asenath's gentle persuasion; round in the neck and even a bit low, for with fingers that trembled in their excited daring Miss Letitia had cut it down farther than the line Miss Eliza had indicated as modest and becoming.

    The Heart of Arethusa

  • In the pyramidal plot-structure of this story the line of descent is by far the sheerer.

    Humoresque A Laugh on Life with a Tear Behind It

  • On another side was, if we may so express it, a sheerer precipice rising upward.

    The Prairie Chief


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