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  • But it quickly became apparent that Hassan and I were better kite fighters than kite makers.   (source)
    apparent = clear or obvious
  • and apparently they make their clothes from jewels.   (source)
    apparently = seeming obvious--though not necessarily so
  • Risa didn't think it was possible to like Alexis any less than she already did. Apparently she was wrong.   (source)
    apparently = clearly
  • He had apparently been forgotten.   (source)
    apparently = obviously or clearly; or seemingly so (appearing clear or obvious--though not necessarily so)
  • Apparently Mr. Malfoy had set out in a great hurry, for not only were his shoes half-polished, but his usually sleek hair was disheveled.   (source)
    apparently = it seemed
  • He returned a few minutes later and announced the file was apparently misplaced.   (source)
    apparently = obviously
  • But if he pitied himself in those last difficult hours ... it's not apparent from the photograph. He is smiling in the picture, and there is no mistaking the look in his eyes: Chris McCandless was at peace, serene as a monk gone to God.   (source)
    apparent = obvious
  • When it was apparent Mr. Hazelwurst wasn't leaving, August began to speak.   (source)
    apparent = clear
  • Apparently there was always at least one stray relative living at the Finneys' temporarily.   (source)
    apparently = obviously or clearly
  • By midday Jonas's absence would become apparent, and would be a cause for serious concern.   (source)
    apparent = obvious
  • When it was apparent that the shadow wasn't coming back he...   (source)
    apparent = clear (obvious)
  • A suspicious malady, no apparent Westing connection, somehow Sydelle Pulaski did not seem to fit in.   (source)
    apparent = obvious
  • I'd thought Laura had been slackening off on the God question, but apparently not.   (source)
    apparently = clearly
  • A ringing began in his ears—perhaps lurking there all along but apparent only when the weight of the blanket dulled his senses.   (source)
    apparent = noticeable
  • Apparently, she met some UVA guy at that hostessing job she had.   (source)
    apparently = it seems
  • One had a three-fingered claw that clasped and unclasped for no apparent reason.   (source)
    apparent = clear or obvious
  • Which didn't do much good, though, since apparently David didn't notice it.   (source)
    apparently = obviously or clearly
  • The reason was apparently genetic:   (source)
    apparently = clearly
  • Apparently Mayella's recital had given her confidence, but it was not her father's brash kind: there was something stealthy about hers, like a steady-eyed cat with a twitchy tail.   (source)
    apparently = clearly (easily seen)
  • Apparently, beets are Not Good Enough.   (source)
    apparently = obviously or clearly; or appearing clear or obvious though not necessarily so
  • They stopped, apparently surprised by the question.   (source)
    apparently = clearly
  • Apparently they'd left some things behind.   (source)
    apparently = obviously
  • One day, for no apparent reason, Mother broke all ties with Shirley.   (source)
    apparent = clear or obvious
  • The beach between the palm terrace and the water was a thin stick, endless apparently, for to Ralph's left the perspectives of palm and beach and water drew to a point at infinity;   (source)
    apparently = appearing so (though not really)
  • in a room with no apparent door   (source)
    apparent = obvious (easily seen)
  • Incredible as it seemed, he apparently intended going toe to toe with the troll.   (source)
    apparently = seemingly (appearing clear or obvious--though not necessarily so)
  • I'm not sure, Andy, but it certainly is apparent in literature.   (source)
    apparent = clear or obvious
  • Apparently they think we're boys, except maybe Rachel, and can't tell a one of us apart from the other.   (source)
    apparently = appearing as such but not necessarily so
  • I hoped the disappointment wasn't too apparent in my voice.   (source)
    apparent = obvious
  • But we carefully, not to say studiously, avoided this very apparent connection.   (source)
    apparent = appearing obvious
  • Apparently, he thought we were joking about the date.   (source)
    apparently = obviously or clearly; or appearing clear or obvious though not necessarily so
  • She talked about the way spring made the world burst into life after months of apparent death.   (source)
    apparent = seeming (appearing as such)
  • His mother was apparently addicted to shopping, and there were boxes upon boxes, unopened, of laundry detergent, Tupperware, canned goods.   (source)
    apparently = clearly
  • Roscoe Campbell, owner and editor of the Telegrapher, encouraged Adam's father to go beyond the superficial aspects of stories, to find the meanings below the surfaces, to root out what might be hidden or not apparent to the casual reader.   (source)
    apparent = clear
  • The bullet had been accompanied by the sound of screeching tires, so apparently whoever had shot at us had taken off down the valley.   (source)
    apparently = obviously; or seemingly (appearing obvious--though not necessarily so)
  • The teachers hear all the application reels and word gets around. Your audition tape was apparently quite good.   (source)
    apparently = obviously or clearly
  • There is no immediately apparent pattern.   (source)
    apparent = clear or obvious
  • Mari nods without much apparent interest.   (source)
  • murder without apparent motive   (source)
    apparent = obvious
  • Maybe she should have paid more attention to the conversation-apparently it had taken a turn for the interesting while Lacy was woolgathering.   (source)
    apparently = obviously
  • "There are rumors going around," said my father in a broken voice, "that we're going somewhere in Hungary, to work in the brick factories. Apparently, the reason is that the front is too close here…."   (source)
    apparently = seemingly (appearing to be--though not necessarily so)
  • We can see that she was a pretty girl, even exceptionally so, but now it is apparent that life has been little that she expected, and disappointment has already begun to hang in her face.   (source)
    apparent = clear or obvious
  • The difference between one dreamer who was still energized by his lifelong passion while on his deathbed and another dreamer whose goal was so ill-fitting for his personality that he committed suicide should be apparent to you.   (source)
    apparent = obvious or clear
  • Commercial airlines are tricky. I don't have a credit card. Apparently, paying in cash makes one a security risk.   (source)
    apparently = obviously or clearly
  • The pool was apparently only a couple of inches deep.   (source)
    apparently = obviously
  • Apparently before he phoned me he'd just had a long, rather harrowing letter from your latest headmaster, to the effect that you were making absolutely no effort at all.   (source)
    apparently = obviously or clearly
  • Conklin sighed, his indecision apparent.   (source)
    apparent = obvious
  • By the time we were ten, it became apparent, though, that Caroline's true gift was her voice.   (source)
    apparent = clear or obvious
  • Apparently satisfied, he pressed a button and rolled down the window.   (source)
    apparently = obviously or clearly
  • Old Chao hesitated, apparently aware that he was displaying more self-satisfaction than was seemly.   (source)
    apparently = obviously
  • He was relieved to find Dan Gunn standing in his office. Dan's face was more deeply shadowed with fatigue and a two-day growth of beard, his shirt was torn, and he looked dirty, but he apparently was unhurt.   (source)
    apparently = appearing clear or obvious (though not known for sure)
  • It became bitterly apparent that this separation was going to go on existing into the foreseeable future.   (source)
    apparent = obvious (clear)
  • He put the knife back on the counter with the other things and she nodded, apparently satisfied.   (source)
    apparently = seemingly (appearing to be--though not necessarily so)
  • Red rockets shoot up to the sky. Apparently there's an attack coming.   (source)
    apparently = it appears that
  • in this area it is very important that Chance's attitude should be self-recognition but not self-pity -- a sort of deathbed dignity and honesty apparent in it.   (source)
    apparent = obvious
  • Father Kleinsorge's apparently negligible but unhealed cuts   (source)
    apparently = seemingly (appearing to be, but perhaps not really being)
  • It seemed to me that the thing for Daisy to do was to rush out of the house, child in arms — but apparently there were no such intentions in her head.   (source)
    apparently = clearly (or obviously)
  • ... but Cass Mastern apparently had a systematic mind, and so he went back to the beginning,   (source)
    apparently = it seemed obvious
  • Apparently she was going ashore.   (source)
    apparently = appearing clear or obvious though not necessarily true
  • This remedy worked, apparently.   (source)
    apparently = seemingly (appearing to be obvious--though not necessarily so)
  • "Ever hear of people being resuscitated after they have apparently drowned?"   (source)
    apparently = seemingly (something appears to have happened, but may not have)
  • His only apparent ambition, like Dave's, was to be left alone; though, as Buck was afterward to learn, each of them possessed one other and even more vital ambition.   (source)
    apparent = clear or obvious
  • If the maid went by and closed the door of the apparently empty room he would get up after a while and open it again.   (source)
    apparently = obviously; or seemingly (appearing clear or obvious--though not necessarily so)
  • He seemed in no hurry to go, and apparently was quite unconscious of his immediate danger.   (source)
    apparently = seemingly (appearing clear or obvious--though not necessarily so)
  • "Ye-e-es," he muttered, not very convinced apparently.   (source)
    apparently = obviously
  • Apparently his neck had been broken.   (source)
    apparently = clearly or obviously
  • An old, crooked shrine, which has been long abandoned; near it a well and large stones, which apparently are old tombstones, and an old garden seat.   (source)
    apparently = clearly
  • Another, who was a boy in years, took his plight with great calmness and apparent good nature.   (source)
    apparent = obvious
  • His calmness, however, was more apparent than real.   (source)
    apparent = professed (made to appear real even though it wasn't)
  • Bulstrode carried his candle to the bedside of Raffles, who was apparently in a painful dream.   (source)
    apparently = obviously
  • It was the manner in which all this, and much more, was said—it was the apparent heart that went with his request—which allowed me no room for hesitation;   (source)
    apparent = obvious; or appearing obvious though not necessarily so
  • In a moment the truth became apparent!   (source)
    apparent = clear or obvious
  • Sometimes he would come up unexpectedly on the opposite side of me, having apparently passed directly under the boat.   (source)
    apparently = clearly
  • Apparently that's how the government rewarded good work, by transferring you from one place to another.†   (source)
  • Neither, apparently, could anybody else.†   (source)
  • The British colonel apparently also understood Chinese.†   (source)
  • The scale of the disaster wasn't apparent for the first two weeks, at least from the outside.†   (source)
  • Apparently, we are done.†   (source)
  • Apparently he fell from a star.†   (source)
  • Apparently having the right network is better than both.†   (source)
  • Johann grabbed the gang's apparent leader by the collar.†   (source)
  • Part of it was that she had apparently given her soul to Satan.†   (source)
  • The boy, no older than sixteen, darted his head back and forth, apparently looking for cops, customers, or both.†   (source)
  • Apparently, his lightning weapon had to recharge.†   (source)
  • Apparently, it was possible to survive in such cold temperatures, and he now understood the need for the awkward padded jacket.†   (source)
  • The hellish beast was apparently staying away from me.†   (source)
  • Eddie never said this-not to his wife, not to his mother, not to anyone-but he cursed his father for dying and for trapping him in the very life he'd been trying to escape; a life that, as he heard the old man laughing from the grave, apparently now was good enough for him.†   (source)
  • The idiom apparently didn't translate.†   (source)
  • Apparently I didn't have to wait until getting to the palace to worry about potential rebel attacks.†   (source)
  • An apparent robbery-murder in a popular downtown business was unprecedented.†   (source)
  • Apparently the student got sick and was sent home early.†   (source)
  • Not everyone, apparently, had known about Olaf's plan.†   (source)
  • Apparently they're building sites, half of those budget deals, and you wouldn't know until you got there.†   (source)
  • Apparently he's bringing her back for his collection.†   (source)
  • Four doorways with four arrows each meant sixteen arrows to choose from, and there was no apparent pattern.†   (source)
  • Apparently, she was overheard in homeroom as we said the Pledge each morning.†   (source)
  • Besides the yard, I also never really wondered about the money, or the apparent lack thereof.†   (source)
  • Also Doctor Watson says about Sherlock HolmesHis mind …. was busy in endeavouring to frame some scheme into which all these strange and apparently disconnected episodes could befitted And that is what I am trying to do by writing this book.†   (source)
  • Yet, apparently, here he was.†   (source)
  • In fact, they followed a whole other set of mysterious rules where people apparently DID NOT GET INTO FISTFIGHTS.†   (source)
  • But apparently that wasn't the plan.†   (source)
  • I was five-foot-eleven but I had twenty-five thousand cotton dollars in my name and if the beauty in that was not apparent then, by God, he wasn't smart enough to be in the family anyway.†   (source)
  • Several weeks later, for no apparent reason, my father was released from prison.†   (source)
  • Apparently he hadn't really considered this.†   (source)
  • He had enjoyed their company early in his adolescence, but it had become apparent that he'd always be a step away.†   (source)
  • The rebels went on with their card games, chatting for hours, and then for no apparent reason they shot a couple of rounds into the air.†   (source)
  • The others around me stay a good distance away, apparently eager to avoid an awkward conversation.†   (source)
  • Apparently, Sam White liked to "entertain."†   (source)
  • Her gaze is steady; apparently I haven't reacted.†   (source)
  • The wall, apparently, surrounded the entire development.†   (source)
  • Volkheimer's technique, apparently, is this: he crouches beneath the buckled ceiling, panting, holding a piece of twisted rebar in one hand.†   (source)
  • Suddenly, for no apparent reason, the boy's horse began to slow.†   (source)
  • Apparently, she wasn't.†   (source)
  • Apparently having something that actually fits was not acceptable.†   (source)
  • By then his cider, which he had apparently expected to dole out according to his own governing whim, was disappearing.†   (source)
  • Did he believe he could conceal his crime behind an apparent kindness, behind this show of being the good shepherd?†   (source)
  • These moods descended on her suddenly and for no apparent reason.†   (source)
  • Thieving I can do just fine, but dancing is apparently out of my reach.†   (source)
  • Licorice Breath lets go of my arm, apparently persuaded that I'm not going to flee.†   (source)
  • Apparently he said he thought the girl was George Harvey.†   (source)
  • The worst part is the therapist apparently believed him and made excuses to the parole board for him.†   (source)
  • Apparently they'd been spotted elsewhere and had taken bites out of a woman who'd been walking in Century Woods the week before.†   (source)
  • Apparently it was up to her to provide the conversation.†   (source)
  • Then one day the peculiarity of his name becomes apparent.†   (source)
  • Pedro couldn't have chosen a worse moment to speak to Tita, but seeing her on the stairs, apparently resting, he went over to try to convince her that she shouldn't marry John.†   (source)
  • Their partnerships were known as "white-shoe" firms, in apparent reference to the white bucks favored at the country club or a cocktail party, and they were very particular in whom they hired.†   (source)
  • So Bridgette collects words and, apparently, my life.†   (source)
  • Because she was apparently never going to stop sounding like she just got here yesterday from Korea.†   (source)
  • She scanned Cinder's face, neck, arms again, as if her immunity were something visible, something that should have been apparent.†   (source)
  • Its fire had apparently been transferred to the draperies at the window.†   (source)
  • Hannah was silent as well when they led her into the room she apparently shared with Gitl.†   (source)
  • "It will take a few days for the effects to become apparent," he said.†   (source)
  • Lurz had been working at Crownsville since 1964, when he was a student intern in his twenties, and he had a habit of collecting potentially historic documents: patient records, copies of old admissions reports that caught his attention—an infant admitted blind in one eye with facial deformities and no family, a child institutionalized without any apparent psychiatric disorder.†   (source)
  • He is apparently chosen by the government, but the qualities he is required to display are not those of leadership but those of finely judged outrage.†   (source)
  • Margot is sixteen — apparently they want to send girls her age away on their own.†   (source)
  • Six doesn't have the best track record for celibacy, and apparently some of the guys I've made out with don't have the best track record for secrecy.†   (source)
  • She had taken it away after I was suspended; the night before, when she was in the shower, I'd tried to find it by calling the number but apparently she'd turned it off.†   (source)
  • And so now, when there is a great crisis, when malfeasance is apparent, Alfred turns himself into ….†   (source)
  • That's why my cousin Marcia used to find herself crying hysterically, with no warning or apparent cause.†   (source)
  • Nicholson sat looking out of the bay window, apparently watching a game of tennis that Tamar could hear faintly but not see.†   (source)
  • Your dad apparently was incredibly brave.†   (source)
  • Apparently I'd been bringing home a healthy population of fleas.†   (source)
  • Apparently a body can exist on IM alone.†   (source)
  • Then again, since I've apparently retained nothing mathematical since about the second grade, I guess I can't really blame my dad for being so mad.†   (source)
  • Apparently the subject was closed.†   (source)
  • The University of Louisville was a real school and so was Harvard, where she'd apparently continued her studies.†   (source)
  • Apparently, this happens often, but the second interpreter jumps in to straighten things out.†   (source)
  • It was apparent that many students were going for that reward.†   (source)
  • Apparently they stopped here to pick up horses, as we did.†   (source)
  • Apparently, Mr. Popo ignored all the signs and wandered into the training exercise figuring he'd carry on business as usual.†   (source)
  • Then suddenly, for no apparent reason-she might have gotten the accelerator and the brake pedal mixed up-she stood on the brake pedal with all her might.†   (source)
  • Apparently it jumps like that to frighten off predators.†   (source)
  • The tank had leaked, and the heating element apparently had fried to death.†   (source)
  • It's apparent that he doesn't like the Jameses.†   (source)
  • The apparently foreign. language was a simple corruption of archaic seedship English not so far removed from the indigene argot of the plantations.†   (source)
  • Big Mike overheard this exchange and apparently liked the sound of it.†   (source)
  • Apparently the many moving parts of Operation Redwing, so susceptible to change, were still in place.†   (source)
  • Too soon doctors would discover and be amazed at the apparent difference in age between his face and his body.†   (source)
  • Why anyone would even want a soundproof vault was a question that apparently did not occur to him.†   (source)
  • The apparently dead Tiffany shows up later, to the discomfort of her faithless lover.†   (source)
  • They stood before a display, as tall as themselves, where jellyfish, ghostly and slow, rose and fell with no apparent pattern or reason.†   (source)
  • Sometimes they ran along the railroad track laughing, too loud, apparently, to hear her because they never did turn around.†   (source)
  • Apparently we had friends in high places.†   (source)
  • At times she gave off a kind of come-get-me energy, coy and flirtatious, but apparently it never bothered Mark Fossie.†   (source)
  • But apparently Hiro has a deal with them.†   (source)
  • He said that in Emporia, apparently, "they work them so hard at IBP that they're tired and they go home and go to bed."†   (source)
  • But his looks apparently got him into a lot of trouble.†   (source)
  • Apparently they'd been wandering through the mall for two days, lost, confused and frightened, before taking refuge in the littered kiosk.†   (source)
  • She couldn't believe he was back with her, apparently perfectly all right except for the scratch on his forehead, almost hidden by his dark hair.†   (source)
  • He had read them all and quoted long passages from them for no apparent reason.†   (source)
  • Apparently, his house is still standing in Paris.†   (source)
  • He cut his glance toward Jace, who was walking a few paces ahead of them, apparently conversing with the cat.†   (source)
  • The story was an apparently true one concerning a certain butler who had travelled with his employer to India and served there for many years maintaining amongst the native staff the same high standards he had commanded in England.†   (source)
  • And I was already seeing myself as a character in a disaster movie, thinking of how I'd save my new bride during the calamity apparently to come.†   (source)
  • Apparently my mother had called him and told him that if he didn't come home immediately, he might as well stay in Washington forever.†   (source)
  • They were apparently of no importance, but they let us know that the Germans had not forgotten us, and had no intention of doing so.†   (source)
  • It was apparently routine treatment for people who had been unconscious for more than a day or two, but knowing that didn't make it any more bearable.†   (source)
  • "Apparently Anna's been complaining about you.†   (source)
  • Apparently he has signed up for hiking as his summer leisure activity, too.†   (source)
  • The innkeeper had seen it too, apparently.†   (source)
  • The Ayers family bought an upright piano for their living room and arranged for Del and Nathaniel to have lessons with a Mrs. Lockhart, and it became apparent, as Nathaniel worked through the John Thompson piano course books, that their son seemed to have a good ear and nimble fingers.†   (source)
  • We had to circle to find a space at the Days Inn; the payroll convention was apparently a hot ticket.†   (source)
  • He said it for no apparent reason, and the angel of death hovered for a moment in the cool shadows of the office and flew out again through the window, leaving a trail of feathers fluttering in his wake, but the boy did not see them.†   (source)
  • Apparently, spending six months in Confinement was no excuse for failing to keep up with the Phoenix social calendar.†   (source)
  • Now the Harkonnens were leaving to be replaced by the House of Atreides in fief-complete — an apparent victory for the Duke Leto.†   (source)
  • Apparently my eyes had worsened gradually, and I had no idea they were so bad.†   (source)
  • Not deliberately to irritate him but because the irritation seems symptomatic of something deeper, something under the surface that isn't immediately apparent.†   (source)
  • We had not told him what we were doing while he was in surgery, under anesthesia, apparently unconscious.†   (source)
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