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apparent
used in Great Expectations

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Definition
clear or obvious; or appearing as such but not necessarily so
  • As we came nearer to the shouting, it became more and more apparent that it was made by more than one voice.
    Chapter 5 (53% in)
  • Instantly afterwards, the company were seized with unspeakable consternation, owing to his springing to his feet, turning round several times in an appalling spasmodic whooping-cough dance, and rushing out at the door; he then became visible through the window, violently plunging and expectorating, making the most hideous faces, and apparently out of his mind.
    Chapter 4 (84% in)
  • The turnpike lamp was a blur, quite out of the lamp's usual place apparently, and its rays looked solid substance on the fog.
    Chapter 15 (84% in)
  • He immediately began to talk to Drummle: not at all deterred by his replying in his heavy reticent way, but apparently led on by it to screw discourse out of him.
    Chapter 26 (29% in)
  • ...for, the Genius of Youthful Love being in want of assistance,—on account of the parental brutality of an ignorant farmer who opposed the choice of his daughter's heart, by purposely falling upon the object, in a flour-sack, out of the first-floor window,—summoned a sententious Enchanter; and he, coming up from the antipodes rather unsteadily, after an apparently violent journey, proved to be Mr. Wopsle in a high-crowned hat, with a necromantic work in one volume under his arm.
    Chapter 47 (53% in)
  • That was made apparent by our avoidance of the subject, and by our agreeing—without agreement—to make my recovery of the use of my hands a question of so many hours, not of so many weeks.
    Chapter 50 (19% in)
  • And seeing that Mr. Jaggers stood quite still and silent, and apparently quite obdurate, under this appeal, I turned to Wemmick, and said, "Wemmick, I know you to be a man with a gentle heart.
    Chapter 51 (50% in)
  • Again they exchanged their former odd looks, each apparently still distrustful that the other was taking him in.
    Chapter 51 (57% in)
  • But, the Rotterdam steamer now came up, and apparently not understanding what had happened, came on at speed.
    Chapter 54 (83% in)

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