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noun as in outlook

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He seemed by all appearances perfectly happy to let the Republicans control the state senate.

He knows he was lucky that way; but also that appearances can be deceptive.

And their respective physical appearances, which have become objects of fascination for their legions of fans, were tragic.

Joe Biden was there to ‘kiss the ring,’ while John McCain boasted of a record 101 appearances.

But other groups are still, by all outward appearances, more entrenched.

It was a tremendous training in the sifting of evidence and the examination of appearances.

The impulse to study appearances appears to reach far down in animal life.

The circle around did not exactly contradict him, but exhibited expressive appearances of incredulity.

The keen-eyed man had a keen appetite, if one might judge from appearances in such a matter.

On the 3d day these appearances were still increasing and their arms itched considerably.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to appearances, such as: chance, expectation, forecast, opportunity, possibility, and prospect.

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