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apparent
used in The Bourne Supremacy

31 uses
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Definition
clear or obvious; or appearing as such but not necessarily so
  • He reversed the cloth and repeated the process with even greater pressure, scrubbing his temples and his hairline until his white skin was apparent.
    Chapter 1 (84% in)
  • The holy man sat passively at the table, his zealous eyes now gentler, observing the foolish activity, apparently neither condemning nor accepting but merely taking it all in with the compassion of a father watching errant yet precious children.
    Chapter 1 (46% in)
  • Apparently they were effective; a great many bodies riddled with bullets ended up floating onto the mud flats and into the river banks.
    Chapter 3 (81% in)
  • Five men were slain in the back room of a cabaret, among them a banker —like myself, a taipan, my associate from time to time and no less influential — as well as three others whose identities were concealed; apparently it was a government decision.
    Chapter 11 (28% in)
  • Apparently it was cleared on the highest authority in Beijing.
    Chapter 13 (53% in)
  • Oil and water were apparently compatible.
    Chapter 13 (94% in)
  • The funds would run out and my skills — so apparent in the civilized world — were not such that they would permit me to live out the autumn of my life over here in the comfort that was stolen from me.
    Chapter 16 (56% in)
  • The immense Oriental stopped and looked around with his squinting, penetrating gaze, then turned and shouted for a subordinate, who had apparently emerged from an alley on Arbuthnot Road.
    Chapter 18 (17% in)
  • Apparently, his passenger is very angry.
    Chapter 18 (84% in)
  • The caller was Wenzu, reporting the progress being made at Kai Tak, or more substantively, as was apparent, the lack of progress.
    Chapter 20 (87% in)
  • Two men in dark pinstriped suits walked up the hallway towards him complaining at the apparent lack of room service; their speech was British.
    Chapter 21 (84% in)
  • She had found an unfinished road at the end of a back street, the work apparently abandoned but only temporarily, as levelling machinery — unused and rusting — stood on the borders.
    Chapter 22 (21% in)
  • All five were glaringly apparent, for they were like no other people in the street.
    Chapter 22 (50% in)
  • Staples came into view, glancing briefly, curiously at the old man, apparently having heard his sharp, high-pitched angry voice.
    Chapter 22 (58% in)
  • In his panic McAllister apparently had shouted something offensive and was challenged by a man twice his age, an ancient in an Oriental gown who had to be restrained by younger, cooler heads.
    Chapter 22 (71% in)
  • The banker, Jitai, apparently had confirmed that the hoodlums' victim was indeed a white woman in hiding and running for her life, and that therefore, as she was in the process of reaching people who might help her, perhaps her appearance might be altered.
    Chapter 22 (85% in)
  • 'You speak our language very well,' said the astonished guard, apparently used to the strange accents of tongues he neither knew nor cared to know.
    Chapter 23 (74% in)
  • The shafts of light that played down on the exquisite apparently translucent marble evoked an ethereal effect that isolated the gigantic sitting figure from the velvet tapestry behind it and the outer darkness around.
    Chapter 23 (79% in)
  • Apparently something terrible happened inside and the guards are shouting about foreign gangsters ... Did you say you were assigned to this tour but not really a part of it?
    Chapter 24 (15% in)
  • It was also apparent that he hoped that one of his superiors under the arches of the Great Red Gate would take notice of his alertness.
    Chapter 24 (30% in)
  • He was going on one of the five-hour tours and apparently was late.
    Chapter 24 (40% in)
  • Apparently he wants to speak with you while whoever it is he's talking to is still on the line ... Wait a second.
    Chapter 25 (4% in)
  • Langley is apparently funding — by way of Matthew's salary and time — something involving an ally's intelligence operation.
    Chapter 25 (53% in)
  • Six men got out and walked in martial unison towards what was apparently the main path of the bird sanctuary.
    Chapter 26 (43% in)
  • Stunned, Bourne watched as the Chinese beside d'Anjou calmly undid his bound wrists and reached up to the back of his neck, untying the supposedly strangling strip of cloth and rope that had apparently kept his gaping mouth incapable of any sound but throaty moans.
    Chapter 27 (40% in)
  • Your lapses have been all too apparent in the areas of deception and ethics.
    Chapter 28 (19% in)
  • It was apparently deserted, the crews still in their quarters.
    Chapter 29 (28% in)
  • The man who gave you your life back — a life, at any rate, and one you apparently took to.
    Chapter 29 (34% in)
  • When Staples was killed it was apparent that the operation had been penetrated-'
    Chapter 30 (4% in)
  • It's all too apparent, fraught with unprofessional ego.
    Chapter 36 (72% in)
  • Epilogue Edward Newington McAllister, on crutches, limped into the once-impressive study of the old house on Victoria Peak, its huge bay windows now covered by heavy plastic, the carnage all too apparent.
    Chapter 37 (83% in)

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