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at first sight

See definition of at first sight on Dictionary.com
  • as inapparently
  • as inostensively
  • as inprima facie

synonyms for at first sight

  • allegedly
  • ostensibly
  • possibly
  • probably
  • supposedly
  • as if
  • as though
  • at a glance
  • in all likelihood
  • intuitively
  • it appears that
  • it seems that
  • most likely
  • on the face of it
  • outwardly
  • plausibly
  • professedly
  • reasonably
  • reputably
  • speciously
  • superficially
  • tangibly
  • to all appearances

antonyms for at first sight

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  • improbably
  • unlikely
  • dubiously
  • questionably
  • uncertain
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      How to use at first sight in a sentence

      And he was gone, and out of sight on the swift galloping Benito, before Father Gaspara bethought himself.
      RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
      This is the first and principal point at which we can stanch the wastage of teaching energy that now goes on.
      THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
      A little boy of four was moved to passionate grief at the sight of a dead dog taken from a pond.
      CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
      He was converted and baptized, and was the first Hebrew instructor at Harvard college.
      THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
      And I have not had the first morsel of food prepared from this grain offered me since I reached the shores of Europe.
      GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
      But at the instant I caught a sight of my counterfeit presentment in a shop window, and veiled my haughty crest.
      GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
      Now first we shall want our pupil to understand, speak, read and write the mother tongue well.
      THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
      In treble, second and fourth, the first change is a dodge behind; and the second time the treble leads, there's a double Bob.
      TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
      The Vine is a universal favorite, and rarely out of view; while it often seems to cover half the ground in sight.
      GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
      First a shower of shells dropping all along the lower ridges and out over the surface of the Bay.
      GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      capacitor

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