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    #1

    sheer terror

    Would you be so kind to suggest another synonym for "sheer"?
    "While thus occupied, she probably swooned, or possibly died, through sheer terror; and, in falling, her shroud became entangled in some iron-work which projected interiorly."

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    Re: sheer terror

    Abject.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: sheer terror

    Quote Originally Posted by Mher View Post
    some iron-work which projected interiorly."
    You have a problem here too.

    I'm not sure what you mean, so I can't suggest an alternative.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: sheer terror

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    You have a problem here too.

    I'm not sure what you mean, so I can't suggest an alternative.
    I am not the author of this sentence. Here is the link: http://poestories.com/read/premature.

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