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apparent
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • It was apparent that she was uttering a prayer.
  • But yesterday, at any rate, during the Two Minutes Hate, she had sat immediately behind him when there was no apparent need to do so.
  • The thing was doubly attractive because of its apparent uselessness, though he could guess that it must once have been intended as a paperweight.
  • One tuft was of two colours, magenta and brick-red, apparently growing on the same root.
  • It was true that she regarded the whole war as a sham: but apparently she had not even noticed that the name of the enemy had changed.
  • And in thinking this he remembered, without apparent relevance, how a few weeks ago he had seen a severed hand lying on the pavement and had kicked it into the gutter as though it had been a cabbage-stalk.
  • They talked desultorily for some minutes, then, without apparent reason, a yell from the telescreen bade them be silent.
  • Each time he straightened his pudgy knees it was apparent that they were trembling.
  • Apparently I have.

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  • The effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the dry fields.
  • The committee investigated some apparent discrepancies.

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