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apparent
used in Unbroken - adapted for young adults

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Definition
clear or obvious; or appearing as such but not necessarily so
  • At the restaurant, Mutsuhiro apparently never showed up.
    p. 272.5
  • Late one night, Louie climbed a church steeple, tied piano wire to the bell, strung the wire into a nearby tree, and roused the police, firefighters, and all of Torrance with apparently spontaneous pealing.
    p. 9.5
  • Almond's leg had apparently been torn off.
    p. 75.7
  • He'd apparently been forgotten.
    p. 88.3
  • As the men behind the cockpit fled toward the comparative safety of the rear, one man, almost certainly the engineer who'd hit the wrong feathering button, apparently stayed in front.
    p. 98.6
  • He apparently saw Cuppernell squeeze his big body out of the plane.
    p. 99.8
  • The engineer, in the heroic last act of his life, had apparently yanked the release handle just before he was killed.
    p. 103.3
  • A sailor spoke to them in Japanese, apparently asking questions.
    p. 132.9
  • An officer spoke to the Japanese surrounding the castaways, then spoke in English, apparently repeating himself so Louie and Phil would understand.
    p. 133.5
  • Etched along it was the name Louis was apparently provided—and had drifted for forty-seven days.
    p. 163.0
  • But apparently because of the sketchiness of the reports and the fact that Louie's and Phil's fates were still unknown, the families of the dead and the two missing weren't notified.
    p. 163.3
  • When an American convoy passed nearby, a Japanese commander was apparently sure the Americans would invade, the scenario for which the kill-all order had been written.
    p. 197.3
  • At other camps, machine guns and barrels of accelerant were brought in, and POWs' dog tags were confiscated in an apparent effort to "not .... leave any traces."
    p. 210.9
  • They even had someone deliver a fake letter, apparently pretending it was from Mutsuhiro, in hopes the family would betray his whereabouts.
    p. 245.7
  • Late in his life, when asked about what he'd done to POWs, he admitted to having been "severe," and was sometimes apologetic, but always with absurd justifications, self-serving lies, self-pity, and even apparent pride.
    p. 280.7

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