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However small or unapparent the recoil may be, still there is a recoil; and hence its effect.

Miss Keating had tracked the thin thread of conversation carefully, as if in search of an unapparent opportunity.

What Mr. Dilke had done, or could be supposed to have done, to merit the invalids ire, is unapparent.

The source of the others is unapparent, though creeping things would very naturally follow beasts and cattle, as in Gen. vii.

Those playing made that quiet study of him which is so unapparent, and yet invariably so searching.

Genevieve's face turned a sudden, painful red, for some unapparent reason.

Mrs. Kennedy, for some unapparent reason, smiled—but there were tears in her eyes.

In Somehow Good the ugliest tragedy takes its place in the unapparent order of life.

The inheritors of unfulfilled renown Rose from their thrones, built beyond mortal thought Far in the unapparent.

"You can claim, at any rate, a bloodless and unapparent revolution," the Prince observed.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French aparant "evident, obvious, visible," from Latin apparentem (nominative apparens) "visible, manifest," present participle of apparere (see appear). First attested in phrase heir apparent (see heir). Meaning "superficial" is c.1400. Apparent magnitude in astronomy (how bright a heavenly body looks from earth, as opposed to absolute magnitude, which is how bright it really is) is attested from 1875.

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