appearance


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Synonyms for appearance

Synonyms for appearance

the act of coming into view

Synonyms

the act of arriving

the way something or someone looks

the character projected or given by someone to the public

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There were many rumors, some of which have vaguely drifted down to the present time, how that appearances indicated violence; that there were the marks of fingers on his throat, and the print of a bloody hand on his plaited ruff; and that his peaked beard was dishevelled, as if it had been fiercely clutched and pulled.
He met a waggoner and tried to make him understand, but the tale he told and his appearance were so wild--his hat had fallen off in the pit--that the man simply drove on.
Many years have rolled by since the occurrence of these events, and Miss Henley continues the same in every thing but appearance.
Colonel Silky was evidently struck with my appearance.
Less technically, but not less correctly, the word "anchored," with its characteristic appearance and resolute sound, ought to be good enough for the newspapers of the greatest maritime country in the world.
As soon as his full face was turned upon me, and I again beheld its extraordinary embellishment, and met the strange gaze to which I had been subjected the preceding night, I immediately, in spite of the alteration in his appearance, recognized the noble Mehevi.
A circle of about two feet in diameter is then nicely cut in the sod, which is carefully removed, with the loose soil immediately beneath it, and laid aside in a place where it will be safe from anything that may change its appearance.
By undue precision, the appearance of many a fine apartment is utterly spoiled.
The artist has this advantage over the rest of the world, that his friends offer not only their appearance and their character to his satire, but also their work.
My friend was ever inclined to be a dandy, and I suppose he is now more proud than ever of his personal appearance.
I have been obliged to make a slight alteration in my personal appearance, ma'am," I said.
I am bound to warn you that he is a very strange and very ugly old man; and I can only hope that you will look over his personal appearance in consideration of what he is likely to do for your future advantage.
Ferrari mastered her own throbbing heart; stepped over the threshold, conscious of her clammy hands, dry lips, and burning head; and stood in the presence of Lord Montbarry's widow, to all outward appearance as supremely self-possessed as her ladyship herself.
Eustace Macallan was morbidly sensitive on the subject of her personal appearance.
The summer-house was choked up by creeping plants; and the appearance of the creepers was followed by the appearance of the birds of night.