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manifest
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Edward)

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manifest destiny
Definition
obvious; or to make obvious; or to show or demonstrate
  • They had lately manifested themselves in the alacrity with which the whole army had caught at the insidious suggestion of abandoning the war; and, just before the second assembly, Thersites avails himself of the general feeling, constituting himself the representative of a popular grievance, to vent his personal spite against Agamemnon.
    Footnotes (22% in)

There are no more uses of "manifest" flagged with this meaning in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Edward).

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  • I have been induced to do so from the manifest incongruity of confounding the two; and from the fact that though English readers may be familiar with the names of Zeus, or Aphrodite, or even Poseidon, those of Hera, or Ares, or Hephaestus, or Leto, would hardly convey to them a definite signification.
    Preface (66% in)
  • Thus they, with cheering words, sustain'd the war: Thick as the snow-flakes on a wintry day, When Jove, the Lord of counsel, down on men His snow-storm sends, and manifests his pow'r: Hush'd are the winds; the flakes continuous fall, That the high mountain tops, and jutting crags, And lotus-cover'd meads are buried deep, And man's productive labours of the field; On hoary Ocean's beach and bays they lie, Th' approaching waves their bound; o'er all beside Is spread by Jove the heavy...
    2.12 — Volume 2 Book 12 (58% in)
  • To whom Idomeneus, the Cretan King: "What need of this? thy prowess well I know; For should we choose our bravest through the fleet To man the secret ambush, surest test Of warriors' courage, where is manifest The diff'rence 'twixt the coward and the brave; (The coward's colour changes, nor his soul Within his breast its even balance keeps, But changing still, from foot to foot he shifts, And in his bosom loudly beats his heart, Expecting death; and chatter all his teeth: The brave...
    2.13 — Volume 2 Book 13 (35% in)

There are no more uses of "manifest" in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Edward).

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