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Definition of "merest" []

  • Superlative form of mere: most mere. (adjective)

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Use "merest" in a sentence
  • "Again she knit her brows in perplexity; again the detective knew that she was concentrating her mind upon that incident at the prefecture, trying with all her power to recall the merest detail of it."
  • "What one learns to forget in England is the simplicity to use them; to utter, with an air of deep conviction, a string of what we should call the merest platitudes."
  • "Bulleyn knows, and mentions, with certainty, what others only speak of as the merest conjecture."