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noun 
  1. (nautical) The curve of the main deck or gunwale from bow to stern.
  2. (nautical) An abrupt swerve from the course of a ship.
verb 
  1. (nautical) To swerve from a course.
  2. To shear. (rare/archaic?)
adjective (er, more)
  1. (context, textiles) Very thin or transparent.
Her light, dress caught everyone's attention.
  1. pure, Pure; unmixed; being only what it seems to be.
I think it is genius to invent such a thing.
This poem is nonsense.
  1. Straight up and down; vertical; perpendicular.
It was a drop of 180 feet.
Translations: 
  • German: steil
    (trans-mid)
adverb 
  1. Clean, clean; quite; at once.

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