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Overview of adj apparent

The adj apparent has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (19) apparent, evident, manifest, patent, plain, unmistakable

(clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment; "the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields"; "evident hostility"; "manifest disapproval"; "patent advantages"; "made his meaning plain"; "it is plain that he is no reactionary"; "in plain view")

2. (8) apparent, ostensible, seeming

(appearing as such but not necessarily so; "for all his apparent wealth he had no money to pay the rent"; "the committee investigated some apparent discrepancies"; "the ostensible truth of their theories"; "his seeming honesty")

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