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apparent
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

6 uses
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Definition
clear or obvious; or appearing as such but not necessarily so
  • 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.
    p. 242.2
apparently = clearly (easily seen)
  • Miss Caroline apparently thought I was lying.
    p. 22.9
  • apparently = clearly
  • Apparently she had revived enough to persevere in her profession.
    p. 34.0
  • apparently = clearly
  • Apparently deciding that it was easier to define primitive baptistry than closed communion, Miss Maudie said: "Foot-washers believe anything that's pleasure is a sin."
    p. 59.2
  • apparently = clearly
  • Apparently you had to kick and holler, you had to be overpowered and stomped on, preferably knocked stone cold.
    p. 279.7
  • apparently = clearly (based on what was said)
  • Mr. Merriweather, a faithful Methodist under duress, apparently saw nothing personal in singing, "Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound, that saved a wretch like me..."
    p. 308.6
apparently = clearly
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