Another item had been added to that constant and apparently purposeless series of small mysteries which had succeeded each other so rapidly.
Holmes sat in silence in the cab as we drove back to Baker Street, and I knew from his drawn brows and keen face that his mind, like my own, was busy in endeavouring to frame some scheme into which all these strange and apparently disconnected episodes could be fitted.
There seemed to be no alternative but to catch him red-handed, and to do so we had to use Sir Henry, alone and apparently unprotected, as a bait.
There are no more uses of "apparent" in the book.
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The effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the dry fields.
The committee investigated some apparent discrepancies.