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manifest
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Wuthering Heights
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as in: manifest destiny Define
obvious; or to make obvious; or to show or demonstrate
  • Still it became in a manner necessary; twice, or thrice, Hindley’s manifestation of scorn, while his father was near, roused the old man to a fury: he seized his stick to strike him, and shook with rage that he could not do it.
  • At present he’s discharged from the trouble of calling; owing to some presumptuous aspirations after Miss Linton which he manifested.

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  • On the anniversary of her birth we never manifested any signs of rejoicing, because it was also the anniversary of my late mistress’s death.
  • Possibly, some people might suspect him of a degree of under-bred pride; I have a sympathetic chord within that tells me it is nothing of the sort: I know, by instinct, his reserve springs from an aversion to showy displays of feeling — to manifestations of mutual kindliness.
  • The ’walk in’ was uttered with closed teeth, and expressed the sentiment, ’Go to the Deuce:’ even the gate over which he leant manifested no sympathising movement to the words; and I think that circumstance determined me to accept the invitation: I felt interested in a man who seemed more exaggeratedly reserved than myself.

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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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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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