OVERT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of OVERT
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 a.  open to view; not secret or hidden
Classic Sentence:
1  Without one overt act of hostility, one upbraiding word, he contrived to impress me momently with the conviction that I was put beyond the pale of his favour.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXV
2  He did not know where to seek it or how, but a premonition which led him on told him that this image would, without any overt act of his, encounter him.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2
Example Sentence:
1  Although there is no overt hostility, black and white students do not mix much.
2  We should learn to fight with enemy in an overt and covert way.
3  Every measure, both overt and covert, is being taken against terrorists.
4  According to the United States Constitution, a person must commit an overt act before he may be tried for treason.