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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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to come into view

to begin to appear or develop

to have the appearance of

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And in the same way every action of an insane, intoxicated, or highly excited man appears less free and more inevitable to one who knows the mental condition of him who committed the action, and seems more free and less inevitable to one who does not know it.
The woman followed him, and Lord de Winter did not appear.
Le Grand, with all his zeal for the Roman church, appears to have seen them.
Neither did he appear to have pursued any course of reading which might fit him for a degree in science or any other recognized portal which would give him an entrance into the learned world.
From the facts collected by Heusinger, it appears that white sheep and pigs are differently affected from coloured individuals by certain vegetable poisons.
The leaves are not shed periodically: this character appears common to the entire southern hemisphere, namely, South America, Australia, and the Cape of Good Hope.
True,'' said Bois-Guilbert; ``if no champion appears, I am but a part of the pageant, sitting indeed on horseback in the lists, but having no part in what is to follow.
Oh, yes, sir, he told me; it appears to have been an apoplectic stroke.
I have promised that someone should watch for him and give him instant notice if any new object should appear in sight.
For this reason a prince ought to take care that he never lets anything slip from his lips that is not replete with the above-named five qualities, that he may appear to him who sees and hears him altogether merciful, faithful, humane, upright, and religious.
Well, my dear aunt, some of them appear old and others ugly, thanks to their ten-year-old fashions.
An entertainment of many hues and many melodies where she was afraid she might appear small and mouse-colored.
What would happen should one of the moribund Spanish gun-boats be suddenly galvanized into a flicker of active life did not trouble us, once we were inside the bay--so completely did it appear out of the reach of a meddling world; and besides, in those days we were imaginative enough to look with a kind of joyous equanimity on any chance there was of being quietly hanged somewhere out of the way of diplomatic remonstrance.
already prepared to appear before the king, should be introduced.
This, then, as the foundation, must be preserved: in other particulars carefully do and affect to seem like a king; first, appear to pay a great attention [1314b] to what belongs to the public; nor make such profuse presents as will offend the people; while they are to supply the money out of the hard labour of their own hands, and see it given in profusion to mistresses, foreigners, and fiddlers; keeping an exact account both of what you receive and pay; which is a practice some tyrants do actually follow, by which means they seem rather fathers of families than tyrants: nor need you ever fear the want of money while you have the supreme power of the state in your own hands.