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1‘he regarded her with evident interest’
obvious, apparent, noticeable, conspicuous, perceptible, perceivable, visible, observable, discernible, transparent, clear, crystal clear, clear-cut, writ large, plain, manifest, patent, palpable, tangible, distinct, pronounced, marked, striking, glaring, blatant
unmistakable, indisputable, undoubted, incontrovertible, incontestable
informal as plain as the nose on your face, as plain as a pikestaff, standing out like a sore thumb, sticking out like a sore thumb, standing out a mile, sticking out a mile, written all over someone, as clear as day
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