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ap·pear·ance

appearance

 
 
pronunciation:
pi rns
phrases:
keep up appearances
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or an instance of appearing or coming into view.
synonyms:
emergence
similar words:
advent, arrival, coming, debut, introduction
definition 2: outward show or aspect; seeming.
synonyms:
aspect, face, look, semblance
similar words:
cast, exterior, form, front, guise, illusion, image, outside, pretense, show
definition 3: (pl.) outward signs; indications.
By all appearances he's an honest man.
synonyms:
aspect, cast, exterior, externals, face, semblance, show
similar words:
indications, presence
definition 4: the way in which someone is dressed or groomed.
a sloppy appearance
synonyms:
countenance, look, looks
similar words:
aspect, attitude, bearing, carriage, demeanor, features, form, mien, style, visage
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