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Word Example of - appearance

    Example Sentences for appearance

    It was in this year that the cholera made its first appearance in Europe.

    At its first appearance it was termed, by Addison, “merum sal.”

    The appearance of the ke and the arrangement of its bridges are shown in Fig. 17.

    In the morning the appearance of the country was more picturesque, and we had a delightful day.

    You would have thought my appearance was enough to freeze their veins and arteries.

    For the moment he had the appearance of a person whose every wish had been granted.

    Without any appearance of haste he put the pouch back in his pocket.

    Before I made my appearance in the morning he had carried them away to the swamp.

    You know how to interpret the appearance of the sky, but you cannot interpret the signs of the times.

    The name he bore must not be tainted even by the appearance of a crime.

Word Origin & History of - appearance

    Word Origin & History

    appearance c.1400, "action of coming into view," from O.Fr. aparance, from L. apparentia, abstract noun from aparentem, pp. of apparere (see appear). Meaning "semblance" is recorded from early 15c.; that of "visible state or form" from late 14c. Phrase keep up appearances attested from 1760 (save appearances in same sense is 1711).

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