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This is a choice by the two companies’ engineers, but when there are modes offered for driver selection, a Winter mode seems like an obvious choice.

As if the hazards weren’t obvious, the Forest Service had strapped an emergency spine board to a wooden post directly below.

For the Neanderthals, there doesn't seem to be any sort of obvious difference.

However, as abundantly obvious given recent fluctuations in model projections more than a couple of days in the future, the specifics of these forecasts are likely to change.

The reason behind this gap in perception between the people who knew Carmichael and those who knew only an image they themselves had helped to create seems obvious.

Maxwell was not available for comment but has described all claims against her as “untrue” and “obvious lies.”

Maxwell was not available for comment describes all claims against her as “untrue” and “obvious lies.”

There was the obvious sight gags of Valerie not realizing who everyone was clapping for, when the party was clapping for her.

But what about stuff that has no obvious redeeming qualities to it?

Despite the obvious ongoing problems with disease and access to basics, the future of Africa is bright.

But these were to him things so obvious that he could not conceive any reasonable person doubting them.

There you are wrong, Rupert, because it's obvious that if he is not Mr. Spurrell, his absence has to be accounted for in some way.

He respected her courage and obvious power to rise above the personal attitude of her sex.

And everybody, or nearly everybody, bases on these obvious facts a series of entirely erroneous conclusions.

It was of course obvious that France, the traditional ally of Sweden, dominated Europe.


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On this page you'll find 138 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to obvious, such as: accessible, clear, conspicuous, discernible, distinct, and evident.

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