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apparent
used in Not Without My Daughter

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Definition
clear or obvious; or appearing as such but not necessarily so
  • Normally I did not bother to cover my head in the privacy of the house, but some of the visitors were apparently more devout than others.
  • Taller than most of the small-statu red Iranian men around us, his charm and sophistication were apparent immediately.
  • The results seemed apparent in some of the children.
  • The fact that the youngest "child," Fereshteh, was preparing to start classes at the University of Tehran apparently made no difference.
  • It soon became apparent that Moody's relatives fell into two distinct categories.
  • Now that, apparently, was gone too.
  • You have to let me go home!" indeed, Moody knew, but he apparently did not care.
  • The diagnosis was vague, but apparently correct, for after many weeks the pain began to subside.
  • I had brought Mahtob to Iran in one last desperate attempt to assure her freedom, and the irony was all too apparent now.
  • But apparently there was little that could be accomplished through official channels.
  • Khanum Shaheen was a young woman in her mid twenties, attractive under the chad or and with eyes that met my hostile glare with apparently sincere kindness.
  • He was apparently so convinced that the Iranian teachers would watch over me in deference to his wishes that he suspected nothing.
  • She apparently did not understand the depths of the mother-child bond.
  • Large cracks marred gray plaster walls, apparently unpainted for decades.
  • As we prepared to leave, I cringed at the slight crackling sound that accompanied my steps, but apparently only I heard it.
  • These good Iranians were out of business for no apparent reason.
  • The driver pulled off the main road and began driving cross-country through rocky, bumpy terrain, apparently following no trail.
  • There were several men up ahead, apparently making no attempt to conceal their presence.
  • She carried a change of clothes for us and she dressed both Mahtob and me in the same Kurdish style, but apparently with the local Turkish variations.
  • Mosehn had apparently calculated that the gold necklace was a proper tip.

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