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2. resist, repel, repulse, throw off; withstand, hold up against.
3. cast off, slough off, exuviate, molt; exfoliate, defoliate; peel, flake, Pathol, desquamate; take off, remove, doff, strip; discard, dispense with, get rid of, drop, abandon.

sheen, n. luster, burnish, shine, polish, gloss, glow; gleam, glimmer, glint, glitter, sparkle, twinkle, shimmer; brightness, brilliance, dazzle, radiance, luminousness, lambency, refulgence, effulgence; opalescence, incandescence.

sheepish, adj. 1. embarrassed, ashamed, shamefaced, blushing; bashful, shy, timid, timorous, backward, hesitant, retiring, shrinking, unobtrusive, unostentatious; diffident, abashed, modest, reserved, restrained, self-conscious, unconfident, Scot. and North Eng. blate; coy, demure, meek, modest, unassuming.
2. docile, passive, gentle, mild, subdued; manipulatable, manipulable, tractable, malleable, ductile, pliable, pliant, manageable,
Scot. tawie; compliant, complying, amenable, cooperative, accommodating, agreeable, willing, disposed; nonresistant, obedient, biddable, dutiful, responsive.

sheer1, adj. 1. transparently thin, diaphanous, translucent, filmy, gossamer, gossamery; naked, clear, crystal, glassy, hyaline.
2. simple, plain, pure, unadulterated, unmixed, unalloyed, unmingled; homogeneous, uniform; elemental, elementary.
3. utter, downright, absolute, unqualified, complete, out-and-out, total, veritable, unconditional, rank.
4. steep, precipitous, bluff, abrupt, sharp, bold, stiff, arduous; perpendicular, vertical, upright, straight up and down; acclivitous, ascending, uphill; declivitous, descending, downhill.
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adv. 5. clear, completely, quite, totally, entirely.
6. steeply, abruptly, vertically, perpendicularly, precipitously.
-n. 7. gauze, chiffon, voile, netting; cloud, mist, veil, film.

sheer2, v. 1. go off course, change the heading, deviate, yaw, stray, drift; swerve, sag, skew; turn, turn aside, cant, twist, shift, bear off, slue, veer; lurch, list, heel, tilt.
-n. 2. deviation, divergence, swerve, swerving, turning aside, turning; drift, deflection, skew, twist.
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(of a ship's hull) curve, swoop, angle, pitch, warp,

sheet, n. 1. bedsheet, linen, bed linen, bedding, bedclothes, bedclothing, fitted sheet, contour sheet, sheeting.
2. layer, lamina, overlay, surface, covering, coating, coat, blanket; veneer, facing, revetment, facade; patina, plating, plate, film, scale, scum, pellicle, skin, integument; sheathing, wrapping; drop cloth, ground cloth, groundsheet.
3. plate, panel, pane; slab, foil.
4. sail, canvas, mainsail, jib, spinnaker.
5. piece of paper, leaf, folio; page, recto, verso.
6. newspaper, paper, tabloid,
SI. tab, SI. scandal sheet, SI. rag; journal, gazette; periodical, daily, weekly, monthly; flyer, circular, throwaway.
7. expanse, stretch, reach, span, range, sweep; field, spread, curtain.

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This zoo was founded in 1906 during the late Qing Dynasty and is now home to one of the largest animal collections in China. Set on 219 acres of land and housing 950 species of animals, the Beijing Zoo is best known for its collection of rare animals endemic to China. This includes Giant Pandas, the zoos most popular animals, the South China Tiger, Chinese Alligators and the Chinese Great Salamander. With more than six million people that come to see it each year, Beijing Zoo is among the worlds largest zoos in existence today.

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