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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR APPEARING

The eyes, either closed in sleep or appearing to be, heightened the effect.

It is but bare justice to him to say that he had no notion of appearing good to Stevie.

What could be the cause of her appearing there in that state?

And there was no end to that terrible march past; fresh pilgrims were ever appearing.

Her eyelids, too, were reddening, and blotches were appearing on her skin.

I must beg your pardon for the epistle you sent me appearing in the Magazine.

Wiggle, appearing to sense the situation, began to bark up-roariously.

More wolves were appearing every moment and joining in the chase.

She struggled a little, she felt so distressed at appearing such a child.

Serotinoides, like serotinus, which means late-coming; from its appearing in the winter.

WORD ORIGIN

late 13c., "to come into view," from stem of Old French aparoir (12c., Modern French apparoir) "appear, come to light, come forth," from Latin apparere "to appear, come in sight, make an appearance," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + parere "to come forth, be visible," from PIE root *per- "to bring forth" (see pare). Of persons, "present oneself," late 14c. Meaning "seem, have a certain appearance" is late 14c. Related: Appeared; appearing.

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