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apparent
used in The War of the Worlds

12 uses
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Definition
clear or obvious; or appearing as such but not necessarily so
  • Apparently his neck had been broken.
    1.10 — Book 1 Chapter 10 — In the Storm (91% in)
apparently = clearly or obviously
  • Apparently they were busy getting ready for a struggle.
    1.9 — Book 1 Chapter 9 — The Fighting Begins (45% in)
  • Apparently the Martians were setting fire to everything within range of their Heat-Ray.
    1.9 — Book 1 Chapter 9 — The Fighting Begins (96% in)
  • The Martian who had been overthrown crawled tediously out of his hood, a small brown figure, oddly suggestive from that distance of a speck of blight, and apparently engaged in the repair of his support.
    1.15 — Book 1 Chapter 15 — What Happened in Surrey (18% in)
  • Apparently he tossed them into the great metallic carrier which projected behind him, much as a workman's basket hangs over his shoulder.
    2.1 — Book 2 Chapter 1 — Under Foot (48% in)
  • Most of its arms were retracted, but with three long tentacles it was fishing out a number of rods, plates, and bars which lined the covering and apparently strengthened the walls of the cylinder.
    2.2 — Book 2 Chapter 2 — What We Saw from the Ruined House (19% in)
  • On Mars, however, just the reverse has apparently been the case.
    2.2 — Book 2 Chapter 2 — What We Saw from the Ruined House (58% in)
  • Apparently the vegetable kingdom in Mars, instead of having green for a dominant colour, is of a vivid blood-red tint.
    2.2 — Book 2 Chapter 2 — What We Saw from the Ruined House (69% in)
  • Apparently it had taken a lump of coal to examine.
    2.4 — Book 2 Chapter 4 — The Death of the Curate (90% in)
  • Apparently, the Martian had taken it all on the previous day.
    2.5 — Book 2 Chapter 5 — The Stillness (4% in)
  • A jeweller's window had been broken open in one place, but apparently the thief had been disturbed, and a number of gold chains and a watch lay scattered on the pavement.
    2.8 — Book 2 Chapter 8 — Dead London (10% in)
  • Apparently they had learned something of my story from me during the days of my lapse.
    2.9 — Book 2 Chapter 9 — Wreckage (21% in)

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