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apparent
used in 1776

21 uses
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Definition
clear or obvious; or appearing as such but not necessarily so
  • As apparent to all, His Excellency was in the prime of life.
    p. 42.7
  • A few "defective teeth" were apparent when he smiled.
    p. 42.9
  • Washington first met Knox while inspecting the defenses at Roxbury on July s, only three days after he had taken command of the army, and apparently he was impressed, while Knox thought Washington everything to be wished for in a commander.
    p. 59.6
  • The fight quickly turned fierce, with "biting and gouging on the one part, and knockdown on the other part with as much apparent fury as the most deadly enmity could create," according to Trask.
    p. 61.6
  • THAT DORCHESTER HEIGHTS could decide the whole outcome at Boston had been apparent to the British from the beginning.
    p. 70.2
  • There was no apparent consideration of what manner of man he was, what his state of mind, his strengths and weaknesses, might be.
    p. 78.7
  • He made a personal reconnaissance of the approaches to Dorchester, even to the heights apparently, accompanied by several of his officers, including Henry Knox.
    p. 86.7
  • It was nearly all noise, just as Washington wished, and the night would have been reckoned a complete success were it not that three of the big mortars burst, due apparently to the inexperience of Henry Knox and his artillerymen.
    p. 91.8
  • Knox and his wife moved into No. 1 Broadway, while Martha Washington remained at the Mortier house beyond the city—all this apparently out of concern for Washington's safety.
    p. 133.5
  • American gun crews had fired nearly 200 shots—more than 150 from the New York batteries alone—and to no apparent effect.
    p. 139.3
  • Under every disadvantage my utmost exertions shall be employed to bring about the great end we have in view, and so far as I can judge from the professions and apparent disposition of my troops, I shall have their support.
    p. 151.7
  • Comfort, beauty, and cleanliness are readily apparent.
    p. 158.5
  • They all wished us good luck apparently.
    p. 175.6
  • Further, he saw, as apparently Grant did not, the peril the Americans would have faced in the event of a change in the wind.
    p. 192.9
  • "It was apparent the lines must have been ours at a very cheap rate by regular approaches," he would say in explanation.
    p. 195.5
  • Apparently it was from naïvely confiding the truth of his mission to the wrong people that led to his capture.
    p. 224.6
  • "To our surprise and mortification, they ran through without the least difficulty, and without receiving any apparent damage from our forts, though they kept up a heavy fire from both sides," he wrote.
    p. 229.0
  • Lee went on to explain why he had not started for New Jersey as Washington wished, and apparently he did not intend to do so.
    p. 254.8
  • The next morning, in low spirits and no apparent hurry, Lee sat at a table in his dressing gown attending to routine paperwork, then took time to write a letter to General Gates for no other purpose than to blame Washington for all his troubles and for the woeful state of affairs in general.
    p. 264.9
  • Concerned about "the apparent designs" of the enemy—the "wilderness of uncertainties" —Washington moved his headquarters ten miles upstream to Buckingham Township, closer to the main body of the army, where Greene, Stirling, and Knox had their headquarters.
    p. 269.1
  • Apparently the letter was unsolicited.
    p. 272.0

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