Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of evince.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I think McCain evinced much more bipartisanship during the campaign than Obama.

    In Bipartisan Appeal, Obama Praises McCain and Powell - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • He did not mention that Mr. McCain evinced little of his bipartisan side during the presidential campaign.

    In Bipartisan Appeal, Obama Praises McCain and Powell - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Flesch, and Lisa Marie Rhody for the technical support that made the interviews possible; to Jeanne Bloom for her gracious hospitality and Daniel and Julian Flesch for their patience during the interview in New Haven; and to Geoffrey Hartman and Harold Bloom for the uncommon generosity and openness, intellectual and otherwise, that they evinced from the beginning to the end of this project.

    Introduction

  • The long sigh he released around the word evinced his relief over finally getting the confession off his chest.

    Standoff

  • Nearly all, in short, evinced a predilection for the Good Creature in some of its various shapes, for this is a vice to which, as Fast Day sermons of a hundred years ago will testify, we have a long hereditary claim.

    My Kinsman, Major Molineux

  • Nor was it confined to these ebullitions; for besides crushing a bandbox, with a bonnet in it, he seriously damaged Mr Pecksniff's luggage, by ardently hauling it down from the top of the house; and in short evinced, by every means in his power, a lively sense of the favours he had received from that gentleman and his family.

    Martin Chuzzlewit

  • Nothing, in short, evinced to the august visitors any symptom of a reverse of fortune, such as they had been led to expect, in the position and circumstances of Marie de Medicis.

    The Life of Marie de Medicis — Volume 3

  • Instead of the elegant simplicity which once characterized this sweet secluded retreat, an air of voluptuousness reigned in every quarter: the paintings, the artfully concealed recesses in which the sofas were placed, the mirrors — all, in short, evinced a taste repugnant to the nicer feelings of true female delicacy — all breathed a fascinating influence, rather calculated to derange the virtuous sensations of the heart, rather than to render them more permanent.

    Stella of the North, or the Foundling of the Ship

  • 3 — The constant sense of the word evinced — Dikaioō, use of it in other authors, to punish — What it is in the New Testament, Matt.xi. 19; xii.

    The Doctrine of Justification by Faith

  • Mr Pecksniff’s luggage, by ardently hauling it down from the top of the house; and in short evinced, by every means in his power, a lively sense of the favours he had received from that gentleman and his family.

    The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

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