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There’s also a huge range of gulf-front vacation rentals from which you can sip your morning coffee in utter solitude.

All five officers had sworn the suspect never uttered a word.

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Oceanside, for now, is not uttering the phrase “managed retreat,” during which, in preparation for continued rising sea levels, officials mandate moving the coastal line inland by buying out property owners and relocating structures.

She also says he told her that if she uttered a word about that evening, he would make sure she never got hired in media again.

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The cartoonist found a scan of the original 2006 “Boy’s Club” comic art in which Pepe utters his catchphrase, “Feels good man” — the panels that launched countless memes across online forums and platforms.

Urban economists, particularly those on the self-satisfied coasts, tend to envision utter hopelessness for the region.

That was nothing compared to the utter destruction going on across town.

The utter lack of beds provides a vivid commentary on the extreme nature of Communism.

He was in so much pain he could hardly utter two words at a time.

The complete and utter lack of compassion or a clue exhibited by these people is shameful in the extreme.

He replied that he had no objections, provided she did not encumber the carriage with bandboxes, which were his utter abhorrence.

From mere regrets he was passing now, through dismay, into utter repentance of his promise.

Allcraft winced, as every syllable made known the speaker's actual strength—his own dependence and utter weakness.

When trusted with anything like the command of a mixed body of troops he proved an utter failure.

Not one word did Mrs. Dodd utter for many days to her husband of her momentous conversation with the squire.


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On this page you'll find 179 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to utter, such as: pure, sheer, unmitigated, blasted, blessed, and blooming.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.