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manifest
Used In
The Aeneid
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as in: manifest destiny Define
obvious; or to make obvious; or to show or demonstrate
  • Then Hector’s faith was manifestly clear’d, And Grecian frauds in open light appear’d.
  • The gods, by signs, have manifestly shown, No prince Italian born should heir my throne: Oft have our augurs, in prediction skill’d, And oft our priests, foreign son reveal’d.

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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
  • From Jove he came commission’d, heav’nly bright With radiant beams, and manifest to sight (The sender and the sent I both attest) These walls he enter’d, and those words express’d.
  • Then, thro’ the shadows of the poplar wood, Arose the father of the Roman flood; An azure robe was o’er his body spread, A wreath of shady reeds adorn’d his head: Thus, manifest to sight, the god appear’d, And with these pleasing words his sorrow cheer’d: "Undoubted offspring of ethereal race, O long expected in this promis’d place!

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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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