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seem

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  • seem
  • be clear
  • be obvious
  • be evident
  • look (like or as if)
  • be apparent
  • be plain
  • be manifest
  • be patent

look (like or as if)

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  • look (like or as if)
  • seem
  • occur
  • look to be
  • come across as
  • strike you as

come into being

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perform

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Synonyms for appear

to come into view

to begin to appear or develop

to have the appearance of

Synonyms for appear

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We looked about us uncertain whither to direct our steps, since the path we had so far followed appeared to be lost in the open space around us.
This appeared to give them a little confidence, so I approached nearer, presenting the cloth with one hand, and holding the bough with the other, while they slowly retreated.
Milady knew she might be watched, so she continued her prayers to the end; and it appeared to her that the soldier who was on duty at her door did not march with the same step, and seemed to listen.
It appeared to her that the sounds spread to a distance beneath the vaulted roofs, and carried with them a magic charm to soften the hearts of her jailers.
The study of the young king, which had begun a long time before, without anybody suspecting it, was continued then, and he looked around him attentively to endeavor to make out something in the physiognomies which had at first appeared the most insignificant and trivial.
Of contemporary literature, philosophy and politics he appeared to know next to nothing.
Nothing more was said until the waiter appeared at the bar with his tray.
They were all partly clothed, and several could speak a little English: their countenances were good- humoured and pleasant, and they appeared far from being such utterly degraded beings as they have usually been represented.
He appeared utterly cut off from everything but the sunshine, and that even seemed to be made for him alone.
These boots, an old foil, and a slashed doublet once used by an artist for some picture, were Jo's chief treasures and appeared on all occasions.
There could not, however, escape, in these circumstances, one of the surrounding details; and the new object which presented itself appeared as luminous as though it shone out in full sunlight.
Dropping to the ground once more he picked up the trail of the girl and her captors, which he followed easily along what appeared to be a well-beaten trail.
Then I myself such was my purpose had, on the sounding of the trumpet, appeared in the lists as thy champion, disguised indeed in the fashion of a roving knight, who seeks adventures to prove his shield and spear; and then, let Beaumanoir have chosen not one, but two or three of the brethren here assembled, I had not doubted to cast them out of the saddle with my single lance.
He dreaded not so much the revelation, for he could reply to or deny its truth; -- he cared little for that mene, tekel, upharsin, which appeared suddenly in letters of blood upon the wall; -- but what he was really anxious for was to discover whose hand had traced them.
When I appeared on deck the master said, "Here is our captain, and he will not allow you to perish on the open sea.