A great deal depends, in this sort of thing, on appearances. Manner and style are, in large part at least, acquired. We might say of a travel-soiled pedestrian, he has the appearance of a tramp, but the air of a gentleman. Yet, I warn you, appearances are deceitful; he is always drunker than he looks. We say a rakish air rather than a rakish mien. The thieves ran off at the sudden appearance of two policemen. You can complete the list of synonyms of smart appearance given by the English Thesaurus dictionary with other English dictionaries: Wikipedia, Lexilogos, Oxford, Cambridge, Chambers Harrap, Wordreference, Collins Lexibase dictionaries, Merriam Webster.
Search smart appearance and thousands of other words in English definition and synonym dictionary from Reverso. From his appearance he seemed very wealthy. Apparently he did; but you know, Seor, we must not always trust to appearances. He appeared in time for dinner. Bearing is rather a lofty word; as, he has a noble bearing; port is practically identical in meaning with bearing, but is more exclusively a literary word. To all appearances he looked like a dog that had been strangled to death.
Appearance refers more to the dress and other externals. Expression and look especially refer to the face. . But the first appearance of Old Sharon--as dirty as ever, clothed in a long, frowzy, gray overcoat, with his pug-dog at his heels, and his smoke-blackened pipe in his mouth, with a tan white hat on his head, which looked as if it had been picked up in a gutter, a hideous leer in his eyes, and a jaunty trip in his walk--took her so completely by surprise that she could only return Moody's friendly greeting by silently pressing his hand. Most striking, perhaps, in their general appearance was the disproportion between the legs of these creatures and the length of their bodies; and yet--so relative is our idea of grace-- my eye became habituated to their forms, and at last I even fell in with their persuasion that my own long thighs were ungainly. I will confess that although probabilities are for it, appearances are against it. All the appearances of regret at parting with me were genuine.
Search appearance and thousands of other words in English definition and synonym dictionary from Reverso. We may, however, speak of the look or looks as indicating all that we look at; as, he had the look of an adventurer; I did not like his looks. Mien is closely synonymous with air, but less often used in a bad sense. This is a sort of economy having all the appearances and some of the advantages of prudence. He is appearing on television today; He appeared before Judge Scott.
How could he have allowed himself to be deceived by appearances on entering? You can complete the list of synonyms of appearance given by the English Thesaurus dictionary with other English dictionaries: Wikipedia, Lexilogos, Oxford, Cambridge, Chambers Harrap, Wordreference, Collins Lexibase dictionaries, Merriam Webster. Copy the code below and paste it where you want the visualization of this word to be shown on your page:. A man suddenly appeared round the corner. It appears that he is wrong; He appears to be wrong. Expression is oftenest applied to that which is habitual; as, he has a pleasant expression of countenance; look may be momentary; as, a look of dismay passed over his face. We have seen, however, that it has not had thus far an extensive prevalency; that even in this country, where it made its first appearance, Pennsylvania and North Carolina are the only two States by which it has been in any degree patronized; and that all the others have refused to give it the least countenance; wisely judging that confidence must be placed somewhere; that the necessity of doing it, is implied in the very act of delegating power; and that it is better to hazard the abuse of that confidence than to embarrass the government and endanger the public safety by impolitic restrictions on the legislative authority.
Copy the code below and paste it where you want the visualization of this word to be shown on your page:. She clung to appearances with a tenacity that nothing could shake. More, however, is made of appearances by this class of persons than by the others; for they throw in the good opinion of the gods, and will tell you of a shower of benefits which the heavens, as they say, rain upon the pious; and this accords with the testimony of the noble Hesiod and Homer, the first of whom says, that the gods make the oaks of the just-- The whole of the Danish nobility were in attendance; consisting of a noble boy in the wash-leather boots of a gigantic ancestor, a venerable Peer with a dirty face who seemed to have risen from the people late in life, and the Danish chivalry with a comb in its hair and a pair of white silk legs, and presenting on the whole a feminine appearance. And so, once more, John fell to work discounting the delightful future: his first appearance in the family pew; his first visit to his uncle Greig, who thought himself so great a financier, and on whose purblind Edinburgh eyes John was to let in the dazzling daylight of the West; and the details in general of that unrivalled transformation scene, in which he was to display to all Edinburgh a portly and successful gentleman in the shoes of the derided fugitive. Carriage, too, is generally used in a good sense; as, that lady has a good carriage.
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