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apparent
used in Gone with the Wind

12 uses
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Definition clear or obvious; or appearing as such but not necessarily so
  • So, she was intensely annoyed when he dropped his masquerade and set out apparently upon a deliberate campaign to alienate Atlanta's good will.
    2.12 (71% in)
  • He picked Scarlett up with ease despite his apparent frailness and age and, observing Prissy standing on the platform of the train, the baby in her arms, he paused: "Is dat air chile yo' nuss?
    2.8 (14% in)
  • But for all their apparent insouciance in the face of falling shells and shorter rations, for all their ignoring the Yankees, barely half a mile away, and for all their boundless confidence in the ragged line of gray men in the rifle pits, there pulsed, just below the skin of Atlanta, a wild uncertainty over what the next day would bring.
    3.19 (17% in)
  • So, because she was pretty and charming and could appear quite helpless and forlorn at times, they gladly patronized her lumber yard and also Frank's store, feeling that they should help a plucky little woman who apparently had only a shiftless husband to support her.
    4.38 (38% in)
  • So this was the explanation of his apparent calm this evening!
    4.45 (51% in)
  • She was relieved to see his mood pass and good humor apparently return, so she smiled too.
    4.47 (65% in)
  • He could tell, with apparent sincerity and approval, stories of courage and honor and virtue and love in the odd places he had been, and follow them with ribald stories of coldest cynicism.
    5.48 (44% in)
  • Among them were the Gelerts who had lived in a dozen different states and who apparently had left each one hastily upon detection of their swindling schemes; the Conningtons whose connection with the Freedmen's Bureau in a distant state had been highly lucrative at the expense of the ignorant blacks they were supposed to protect; the Deals who had sold "cardboard" shoes to the Confederate government until it became necessary for them to spend the last year of the war in Europe; the...
    5.49 (73% in)
  • The anger went from Rhett's face as he turned to the little boy, and he considered his words with apparent seriousness as he always did when dealing with the children.
    5.52 (19% in)
  • Then, for no apparent reason, she began to sob whenever Mammy waddled out of the room, carrying the lamp.
    5.52 (76% in)
  • Ah, that's very apparent!
    5.53 (35% in)
  • He encouraged her to talk and treated her as an adult, listening to her opinions with apparent seriousness and pretending to be guided by them.
    5.59 (5% in)

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