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evince
 v.  show or demonstrate clearly; overcome; conquer
Classic Sentence: (24 in 2 pages)
1  These men pressed close to the wall to let Pierre and Anna Mikhaylovna pass and did not evince the least surprise at seeing them there.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXII
2  The old prince did not evince the least interest during this explanation, but as if he were not listening to it continued to dress while walking about, and three times unexpectedly interrupted.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXVI
3  Some of them are unmannered, rough, intractable, as well as ignorant; but others are docile, have a wish to learn, and evince a disposition that pleases me.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
4  He was determined to prevent it, if possible, though his mother, who equally heard the conversation which passed at table, did not evince the least disapprobation.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
5  There seemed but little in the words, but the tone conveyed more of deep helpless sadness than the insane old man had ever before evinced.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 52. The Albatross.
6  This peculiarity is strikingly evinced in the head, as in some part of this book will be incidentally shown.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 55. Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales.
7  The natural aptitude of the French for seizing the picturesqueness of things seems to be peculiarly evinced in what paintings and engravings they have of their whaling scenes.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 56. Of the Less Erroneous Pictures of Whales, and...
8  This was still more strangely evinced by those of their number, who, completely paralysed as it were, helplessly floated like water-logged dismantled ships on the sea.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
9  Had these Leviathans been but a flock of simple sheep, pursued over the pasture by three fierce wolves, they could not possibly have evinced such excessive dismay.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
10  He thought it very discouraging that his wife, who was the sole object of his existence, evinced so little interest in things which concerned him, and valued so little his conversation.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In III
11  Marie was in utter despair at the entire want of moral perception evinced in this reply.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
12  Noirtier has evinced, you say, a kind feeling towards me.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 73. The Promise.
13  His expressive eyes evinced the greatest tenderness.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 73. The Promise.
14  Earnshaw swore passionately at me: affirming that I loved the villain yet; and calling me all sorts of names for the base spirit I evinced.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
15  I frowned, and then she glanced towards the master: whose mind was occupied on other subjects than his company, as his countenance evinced; and she grew serious for an instant, scrutinizing him with deep gravity.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
Example Sentence:
1  It ought to be improved to the spiritual edification of the pupils, by encouraging them to evince fortitude under temporary privation.
2  When he tried to answer the questions, I heard he evince his ignorance of the subject matter.
3  How could it be otherwise, when Helen, at all times and under all circumstances, evinced for me a quiet and faithful friendship, which ill-humour never soured, nor irritation never troubled?
4  They have never evinced any readiness or ability to negotiate.