One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person who sees or observes someone or something.‘the building and landscape can elicit imaginative responses from the beholder’
- ‘The beholder, then, is invited to laugh with Death at the people.’
- ‘Such images, the writer thought, could encourage beholders to accomplish noble deeds.’
- ‘A cycle of mixed emotions runs through the beholder.’
- ‘His achievement is not in his emotional impact on the beholder.’
- ‘Quality, in any case, is in the eye of the beholder.’
- ‘The dance is structured to both imply and guide the beholder as a critical individual.’
- ‘A monument's beholders might never inform themselves about its history.’
- ‘The second woman turns outward to the beholder to elicit our negative opinion of this misbehavior.’
- ‘Ghirlandaio uses the gesture to address the beholder at the beginning of both triads of heroes.’
- ‘The meaning will vary accordingly to the beholders' perceptions.’
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