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appearance

ap·pear·ance

appearance

 
pronunciation:
pi rns
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or an instance of coming into view or appearing.
Everyone welcomed the appearance of the sun after days of rain.
similar words:
arrival, debut, introduction
definition 2: outward show or aspect; seeming.
His appearance of happiness fooled everyone.
synonyms:
aspect, face, look
similar words:
exterior, form, front, illusion, image, show
definition 3: (plural) outward signs.
By all appearances, he's an honest man.
synonyms:
aspect, exterior, face
similar words:
indications, presence
definition 4: the way in which someone is dressed or groomed.
Don't judge her by her sloppy appearance.
synonyms:
look, looks
similar words:
aspect, attitude, bearing, carriage, features, form, style
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