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manifest
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Great Expectations
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as in: manifest destiny Define
obvious; or to make obvious; or to show or demonstrate
  • She manifested the greatest anxiety to be on good terms with him, was evidently much pleased by his being at length produced, and motioned that she would have him given something to drink.

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  • Domestic violence doesn’t always manifest as physical abuse.
  • Her program has been a manifest failure. Everyone is trying to blame someone else for it.

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unspecified meaning
  • Joe recited this couplet with such manifest pride and careful perspicuity, that I asked him if he had made it himself.
  • Exactly what was perfectly manifest to me at the moment.

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  • One thing was manifest to both of us, and that was, that until relief came, neither of us could relinquish the fire.
  • I never discovered from whom Joe derived the conventional temperature of the four thousand pounds; but it appeared to make the sum of money more to him, and he had a manifest relish in insisting on its being cool.

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as in: manifest destiny Define
obvious; or to make obvious; or to show or demonstrate
as in: ship's manifest Define
an official document listing contents being transported
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