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synonyms for appearances

  • chance
  • expectation
  • forecast
  • opportunity
  • possibility
  • prospect
  • risk
  • likelihood
  • opening
  • probability
  • prospects
  • law of averages
  • normal course

antonyms for appearances

MOST RELEVANT
  • certainty
  • unlikelihood
  • indifference
  • past
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How to use appearances in a sentence

It was a tremendous training in the sifting of evidence and the examination of appearances.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The impulse to study appearances appears to reach far down in animal life.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
The circle around did not exactly contradict him, but exhibited expressive appearances of incredulity.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
The keen-eyed man had a keen appetite, if one might judge from appearances in such a matter.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
On the 3d day these appearances were still increasing and their arms itched considerably.
AN INQUIRY INTO THE CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF THE VARIOLAE VACCINAEEDWARD JENNER
To all appearances, the green-eyed lady was not at home—not unless those catlike eyes of hers were capable of seeing in the dark.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
To all outward appearances we must have appeared to be the same old team, but there was a difference.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Instantly every nerve of Mark's body became alert, but to all appearances he was totally unsuspicious.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
There is one important fact, however, connected with the question of spiritual appearances, which is worthy of some consideration.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
But he was too careful a man to accept first appearances, and brought the microscope to bear.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
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WORDS RELATED TO APPEARANCES

  • appearances
  • chance
  • expectation
  • forecast
  • law of averages
  • likelihood
  • normal course
  • opening
  • opportunity
  • possibility
  • probability
  • prospect
  • prospects
  • risk
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.