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Harry Potter (#4) and the Goblet of Fire
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  • Exactly what was annoying her became apparent almost at once.
  • Apparently his nerves couldn’t stand the sound of the word "broomsticks" in his living room.
  • All the villagers cared about was the identity of their murderer — for plainly, three apparently healthy people did not all drop dead of natural causes on the same night.
  • Fred and George were cheering, Ginny was laughing, and Hermione was hovering near the hedge, apparently torn between amusement and anxiety.
  • Apparently his disapproval of the way Ludo Bagman ran his department did not prevent him from wanting to make a good impression.
  • She was moving in a most peculiar fashion, apparently with great difficulty; it was as though someone invisible were trying to hold her back.
  • "Apparently one of them was still rocketing around when the pleasemen turned up —" Mr. Weasley groaned.
  • It was a simple matter of walking straight through the apparently solid barrier dividing platforms nine and ten.
  • They were mouthing soundlessly at Dumbledore, apparently too appalled to speak.
  • Apparently Moody’s magical eye could see through solid wood, as well as out of the back of his head.
  • Malfoy flushed with anger, but apparently the memory of Moody’s punishment was still sufficiently painful to stop him from retorting.
  • Turning back to the class at large, he reached into the jar for the next spider and placed it upon the desktop, where it remained motionless, apparently too scared to move.
  • There were several open wooden crates on the ground at his feet, and Fang was whimpering and straining at his collar, apparently keen to investigate the contents more closely.
  • Apparently he is now teaching his students to fear assassination too.
  • "Really?" said Rita, apparently full of lively interest.
  • Apparently Fred and George’s plans had grown even more ambitious lately, if they were hoping to sell to the public.
  • Madame Maxime was listening, motionless, apparently staring at the silvery fountain.
  • Crabbe was sniggering, apparently very pleased with himself.
  • Apparently he’s just been sending instructions in by owl.
  • Madam Rosmerta was staring over from behind the bar, apparently oblivious to the fact that the flagon she was filling with mead was overflowing.
  • She put the tip of the green quill into her mouth, sucked it for a moment with apparent relish, then placed it upright on the parchment, where it stood balanced on its point, quivering slightly.
  • He was very skinny indeed, but apparently a lot tougher than he looked, because he climbed up onto the side of the ship, stretched out his arms, and dived, right into the lake.
  • Ron took care to sit on the side facing the doorway, because Krum and his fellow Durmstrang students were still gathered around it, apparently unsure about where they should sit.
  • "Thought we’d jus’ try an see if they fancied a kip …. we’ll jus’ settle ’cause down in these boxes…… " There were now only ten skrewts left; apparently their desire to kill one another had not been exercised out of them.
  • People kept wishing him luck for the next morning in cheery, confident voices like Hagrid s, all of them apparently convinced that he was about to pull off another stunning performance like the one he had managed in the first task.
  • The Durmstrang students were pulling off their heavy furs and looking up at the starry black ceiling with expressions of interest; a couple of them were picking up the golden plates and goblets and examining them, apparently impressed.
  • Apparently they were trying to find Voldemort and return him to power.
  • She died herself, apparently, shortly afterward.
  • "He is mad," said Krum doubtfully, staring down at Crouch, who was still gabbling to the tree, apparently convinced it was Percy.
  • Harry, Ron, and Hermione looked at one another nervously; Harry would rather have taken fifty Blast-Ended Skrewts for a walk than admit to Hagrid that he had overheard him talking to Madame Maxime, but Hagrid was still talking, apparently unaware that he had said anything odd.
  • He was looking down into a kind of pit, an underground room, and lying on the floor some ten feet below, apparently fast asleep, thin and starved in appearance, was the real Mad-Eye Moody.
  • Hagrid opened his mouth, apparently thinking hard; there was a few seconds’ pause, then he said roughly, "Tha’s next lesson, Malfoy.
  • Apparently, Professor Sprout told Professor Moody I’m really good at Herbology," Neville said.
  • By cheering your champion on, you will contribute in a very real —" But Dumbledore suddenly stopped speaking, and it was apparent to everybody what had distracted him.
  • We’ve been really busy, Hag —" Hermione started to say, but then she stopped dead, looking up at Hagrid, apparently lost for words.
  • I find it makes for rather temperamental wands…however, to each his own, and if this suits you…" Mr. Ollivander ran his fingers along the wand, apparently checking for scratches or bumps; then he muttered, "Orchideous!" and a bunch of flowers burst from the wand tip.
  • He stared, apparently repelled by the ugly mark on Snape’s arm, then looked up at Dumbledore and whispered, "I don’t know what you and your staff are playing at, Dumbledore, but I have heard enough.

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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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