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Word: evince

Definition: show clearly


Sentences Containing 'evince'

Both the buildings and the water system evince signs of consistent evolution throughout the life of the settlement with frequent additions, extensions and improvements.
For all these reasons then, and others perhaps too analytic to be verbally developed here, Ahab plainly saw that he must still in a good degree continue true to the natural, nominal purpose of the Pequod's voyage; observe all customary usages; and not only that, but force himself to evince all his well known passionate interest in the general pursuit of his profession.
He quite shook hands with me--which was a violent proceeding for him, his usual course being to slide a tepid little fish-slice, an inch or two in advance of his hip, and evince the greatest discomposure when anybody grappled with it.
I was not aware of it myself, but I felt it necessary to uphold the institutions of my county, and to evince a familiarity with them; so I shook my head, as much as to say, 'I believe you!'
In the winter of 333 BC, Alexander arrived outside the city, which "had a major Iranian settlement" and was well known for its enormous park and "the great fortified estates ("tetrapyrgia") immediately around the town," which "evince the richness of the agriculture and husbandry of a country 'abounding in villages rather than in cities' (Quintus Curtius III.1.11)."
It is not so we should evince our resignation to the will of heaven; on the contrary, we are all free agents.''
Likewise a fish is technically fast when it bears a waif, or any other recognised symbol of possession; so long as the party waifing it plainly evince their ability at any time to take it alongside, as well as their intention so to do.
Stubb saw him pause; and perhaps intending, not vainly, though, to evince his own unabated fortitude, and thus keep up a valiant place in his Captain's mind, he advanced, and eyeing the wreck exclaimed--"The thistle the ass refused; it pricked his mouth too keenly, sir; ha!
The Evince Model show, presented by DhiTV was the first of its kind, and was a huge success.
The first Great House known to evince fastidious proportioning and alignment was Casa Rinconada: the twinned "T"-shaped portals of its -radius great "kiva" were north-south collinear, and axes joining opposing windows passed within of its center.
The plot received praise for the depth of its political maneuverings, even if the game starts off somewhat slowly: GameSpy said ""Suikoden V" has a robust, well-done plot that doesn't telegraph every twist or conform to embarrassing clich├ęs." Most reviewers also found the cast of characters engaging, as well; GameSpot said that ""Suikoden"'s always been great at making the stars evince unique personalities with just a few exchanges of conversation, and there's lots of interesting people to meet and lure to your forces."
They observed by my teeth, which they viewed with great exactness, that I was a carnivorous animal; yet most quadrupeds being an overmatch for me, and field mice, with some others, too nimble, they could not imagine how I should be able to support myself, unless I fed upon snails and other insects, which they offered, by many learned arguments, to evince that I could not possibly do.
What is there I would not do to evince my earnest gratitude!''
``Sire, the kindness your majesty deigns to evince towards me is a recompense which so far surpasses my utmost ambition that I have nothing more to ask for.''

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