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as in: manifest destiny Define
obvious; or to make obvious; or to show or demonstrate
  • There was nothing in it that appealed for pity, and he was even a little disappointed at her not giving him an opportunity to make up for his harshness by some manifestation of liberality which should operate as a compensation.

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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
  • Her great indulgence of it was really the desire of a rather inarticulate nature to manifest itself; she sought to be eloquent in her garments, and to make up for her diffidence of speech by a fine frankness of costume.

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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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