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

  Mere \Mere\ (m[=e]r), a. [Superl. Merest. The comparative is
     rarely or never used.] [L. merus.]
     1. Unmixed; pure; entire; absolute; unqualified.
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              Then entered they the mere, main sea. --Chapman.
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              The sorrows of this world would be mere and unmixed.
                                                    --Jer. Taylor.
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     2. Only this, and nothing else; such, and no more; simple;
        bare; as, a mere boy; a mere form.
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              From mere success nothing can be concluded in favor
              of any nation.                        --Atterbury.
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