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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Nothing more than.

Usage examples (36)
  • Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.
  • A mere child
  • For his part, Nigerien President Mamadou Tanja has rejected all negotiation with what he describes as mere "armed bandits."
  • But Chauvelin was not the man to trouble himself about these social amenities, which he called mere incidents in his diplomatic career. for more
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  • Another word that sounds similar to "mere" which means nothing more than, is "mirror" which is a reflective looking glass.
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