Thesaurus / overt

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On six separate occasions, there were overt acts on the part of the States.

Thomas JeffersonEdward S. Ellis et. al.

So Peter was to try to draw Mrs. Godd into some kind of "overt action."

Having been discovered in her overt act, she evidently felt that duty demanded some further ceremony from her.

T. TembaromFrances Hodgson Burnett

They would have regarded as an overt act the destruction of property.

Oddly enough, neither of the young men had indulged in overt love-making.

Du Mornay took no overt notice of the king's words, however, but proceeded to give me my directions.

A Gentleman of FranceStanley Weyman

The Iberians were always distrustful, but never committed any overt act of hostility.

Unlike the others, there is nothing hasty or overt in his plans.

The Penal ClusterIvar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)

By "compass and imagine" is signified the purpose or design of the mind or will, evidenced by an open or overt act.

Never harbor such ideas for an instant, for they will surely lead to the overt act.

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