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 for utter
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Utter \Ut"ter\, a. [OE. utter, originally the same word as
     outer. See Out, and cf. Outer, Utmost.]
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     1. Outer. "Thine utter eyen." --Chaucer. [Obs.] "By him a
        shirt and utter mantle laid." --Chapman.
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              As doth an hidden moth
              The inner garment fret, not th' utter touch.
                                                    --Spenser.
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     2. Situated on the outside, or extreme limit; remote from the
        center; outer. [Obs.]
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              Through utter and through middle darkness borne.
                                                    --Milton.
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              The very utter part pf Saint Adelmes point is five
              miles from Sandwich.                  --Holinshed.
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     3. Complete; perfect; total; entire; absolute; as, utter
        ruin; utter darkness.
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              They . . . are utter strangers to all those anxious
              thoughts which disquiet mankind.      --Atterbury.
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     4. Peremptory; unconditional; unqualified; final; as, an
        utter refusal or denial. --Clarendon.
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     Utter bar (Law), the whole body of junior barristers. See
        Outer bar, under 1st Outer. [Eng.]
  
     Utter barrister (Law), one recently admitted as barrister,
        who is accustomed to plead without, or outside, the bar,
        as distinguished from the benchers, who are sometimes
        permitted to plead within the bar. [Eng.] --Cowell.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Utter \Ut"ter\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Uttered; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Uttering.] [OE. outren, freq. of outen to utter, put out,
     AS. [=u]tian to put out, eject, fr. [=u]t out. [root]198. See
     Out, and cf. Utter, a.]
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     1. To put forth or out; to reach out. [Obs.]
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              How bragly [proudly] it begins to bud,
              And utter his tender head.            --Spenser.
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     2. To dispose of in trade; to sell or vend. [Obs.]
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              Such mortal drugs I have, but Mantua's law
              Is death to any he that utters them.  --Shak.
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              They bring it home, and utter it commonly by the
              name of Newfoundland fish.            --Abp. Abbot.
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     3. hence, to put in circulation, as money; to put off, as
        currency; to cause to pass in trade; -- often used,
        specifically, of the issue of counterfeit notes or coins,
        forged or fraudulent documents, and the like; as, to utter
        coin or bank notes.
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              The whole kingdom should continue in a firm
              resolution never to receive or utter this fatal
              coin.                                 --Swift.
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     4. To give public expression to; to disclose; to publish; to
        speak; to pronounce. "Sweet as from blest, uttering joy."
        --Milton.
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              The words I utter
              Let none think flattery, for they 'll find 'em
              truth.                                --Shak.
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              And the last words he uttered called me cruel.
                                                    --Addison.
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     Syn: To deliver; give forth; issue; liberate; discharge;
          pronounce. See Deliver.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  utter
      adj 1: without qualification; used informally as (often
             pejorative) intensifiers; "an arrant fool"; "a complete
             coward"; "a consummate fool"; "a double-dyed villain";
             "gross negligence"; "a perfect idiot"; "pure folly";
             "what a sodding mess"; "stark staring mad"; "a
             thoroughgoing villain"; "utter nonsense"; "the
             unadulterated truth" [syn: arrant(a), complete(a),
             consummate(a), double-dyed(a), everlasting(a),
             gross(a), perfect(a), pure(a), sodding(a),
             stark(a), staring(a), thoroughgoing(a), utter(a),
             unadulterated]
      2: complete; "came to a dead stop"; "utter seriousness" [syn:
         dead(a), utter]
      v 1: articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise;
           "She expressed her anger"; "He uttered a curse" [syn:
           express, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue
           to]
      2: express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She
         let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that
         nobody could understand" [syn: utter, emit, let out,
         let loose]
      3: express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This
         depressed patient does not verbalize" [syn: talk, speak,
         utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise]
      4: put into circulation; "utter counterfeit currency"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  206 Moby Thesaurus words for "utter":
     absolute, admitting no exception, air, all-embracing,
     all-encompassing, all-out, all-pervading, arrant, articulate,
     bestrew, born, break it to, break the news, breathe, broad-based,
     broadcast, categorical, chime, chorus, circulate, circumfuse,
     classical, clean, clear, coin, come out with, communicate,
     complete, comprehensive, conclusive, confide, confide to,
     congenital, consummate, convey, counterfeit, crass, deal out,
     decided, decisive, deep-dyed, definite, definitive, deliver,
     demonetize, determinate, devaluate, devalue, diffract, diffuse,
     disclose, dispense, disperse, dispread, disseminate, distribute,
     diverge, divulgate, divulge, downright, dyed-in-the-wool,
     egregious, emit, entire, enunciate, evulgate, exhaustive, explicit,
     express, fan out, final, fixed, flagrant, flat, flat-out,
     fling off, forge, formulate, full, give, give expression, give out,
     give out with, give tongue, give utterance, give vent to,
     give voice, glaring, global, gross, impart, implicit, inappealable,
     indisputable, intact, integral, intensive, intolerable, issue,
     let get around, let in on, let out, lip, make known, mint, omnibus,
     omnipresent, out with, out-and-out, outright, overscatter, oversow,
     overspread, peremptory, perfect, pervasive, phonate, phrase, plain,
     plumb, positive, pour forth, precious, present, profound,
     pronounce, pronounced, propagate, proper, publish, pure, put forth,
     put in words, radiate, radical, raise, rank, regular, reissue,
     remonetize, retail, revalue, reveal, round, say, scatter,
     set forth, shattering, sheer, shocking, shove the queer, sound,
     sow, sow broadcast, splay, spread, spread out, stark,
     stark-staring, straight, straight-out, strew, superlative,
     surpassing, sweeping, tell, the veriest, thorough, thoroughgoing,
     through-and-through, throw off, total, ubiquitous, unbearable,
     uncircumscribed, unconditional, unconditioned, unconscionable,
     undeniable, undoubting, unequivocal, unhampered, unhesitating,
     universal, unlimited, unmistakable, unmitigated, unqualified,
     unquestioning, unrelieved, unreserved, unrestricted, unspoiled,
     unwaivable, vent, ventilate, verbalize, veritable, vocalize, voice,
     whisper, whole, wholesale, without exception, without reserve,
     word
  
  

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