1 We were, as we believed, many hundred miles from any land; but this apparition seemed to denote that it was not, in reality, so distant as we had supposed.
2 There was, at times, a want of spirits about him which, if it did not denote indifference, spoke of something almost as unpromising.
3 The professional gentleman thus familiarly pointed out, had been all the time standing near them, with nothing specific visible, to denote his gentlemanly rank on board.
4 The expanded chest, full formed limbs, and grave countenance of this warrior, would denote that he had reached the vigor of his days, though no symptoms of decay appeared to have yet weakened his manhood.
5 You have, undoubtedly; and there are situations in which very high spirits would denote insensibility.
6 Mr. Dawkins gave his hat a ferocious cock, after delivering this sentiment, and looked at Master Bates, as if to denote that he would feel obliged by his saying anything to the contrary.
7 The words chance and genius do not denote any really existing thing and therefore cannot be defined.
8 Those words only denote a certain stage of understanding of phenomena.
9 One wore a cap of two staring colors, denoting the class of persons to which she belonged.
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10 All that evening smart sounds denoting an active packing up came from Yeobright's room to the ears of his mother downstairs.
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11 A step, a gesture, a word, on your part, denoting an effort to escape, and you are to be fired upon.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In 50 CHAT BETWEEN BROTHER AND SISTER
12 In a flash she remembered Mrs. Trenor's complaints of Carry Fisher's rapacity, and saw that they denoted an unexpected acquaintance with her husband's private affairs.
13 His motions plainly denoted his extreme exhaustion.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
14 The deeper tones of one who spoke as having authority were next heard, amid a silence that denoted the respect with which his orders, or rather advice, was received.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 13
15 Then a low, but increasing murmur, ran through the multitude, and finally swelled into sounds that denoted a lively opposition in the sentiments of the spectators.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 29