One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘she was conscious of her slightly dishevelled appearance’
look, looks, air, aspect, mien, outward form
2‘Martha took care to keep up an appearance of respectability’
impression, air, show, outward show, image
semblance, facade, veneer, guise, pretence, front, illusion
3‘the sudden appearance of her daughter startled her’
arrival, advent, coming, coming into view, emergence, materialization, surfacing
4‘the appearance of these symptoms’
occurrence, manifestation, development
‘to all appearances, Tom is a steadfast family man with an adoring wife’
outwardly, externally, on the outside, on the surface, superficially, on the face of it, at first glance, at first sight, to the casual eye, to the casual observer, as far as one can judge, as far as one can see, as far as one can tell, to all intents and purposes, apparently, ostensibly, seemingly, evidently
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