MERE has been recently used in news headlines. Please see the examples below
Examples and usage of MERE in a sentence
To better understand the meaning of MERE, certain examples of its usage are presented.Examples from famous English prose on the use of the word MERE
"Mere shadow and vapor"- The word/phrase 'mere' was used by 'J. K. Rowling' in 'Harry potter and the sorcerer's stone'.
"Those peoples deaths were mere by-products of a plan to restore voldemort to full strength again"- 'J. K. Rowling' has used the mere in the novel Harry potter and the goblet of fire.
"However, voldemort was no mere assistant"- To understand the meaning of mere, please see the following usage by J. K. Rowling in Harry potter and the half blood prince.
MERE usage in Proverbs/Idioms
Usage of "MERE": Examples from famous English Poetry
"Mere glimmering and decays"
- This term mere was used by Henry Vaughan in the Poem Friends departed.
"Poetic tribute not mere prose"
- This term mere was used by Written and owned by Cambria Fallon Santiago in the Poem Love poem.
"Most friendship is feigning, most loving mere folly"
- This term mere was used by William Shakespeare in the Poem Blow, blow, thou winter wind.