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- v. To give an appearance or impression; to project a certain image.
- v. To find, usually by accident.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. find unexpectedly
- v. be received or understood
- v. come together
- v. be perceived in a certain way; make a certain impression
- v. communicate the intended meaning or impression
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Suddenly you come across a full-page spread of a strikinglooking woman.
The cruelty of the war was so massively traumatic here that it feels as though it had all happened last week, and one might soon come across the still-smoking ruins of a village, or its looted possessions scattered like rags across the fields.
At the far northern end of the beach we come across a dead fulmar and marvel at the size and ferocity of its beak.
I had never come across a story about a girl who willfully participated in the creation of some part of the world until I found this story from the Bushmen in Specimens of Bushman Folklore by W.
Because of this loophole, when certified thanatologists or CTs come across a case of what may be complicated grief, they are supposed to refer the client to a trained therapist such as a clinical social worker, psychologist, or psychiatrist.
Every time you come across a vintage rooster shaker cock-tails, anyone?
Such consistent regulations as “i before e except after c” and “if this is the beginning of the sentence, then there needs to be a capital letter” represent the rules that you invoke when you come across a pattern, such as a word containing the consecutive letters “e” and “i.”
Planning a vacation in southern France, wed come across an advertisement for a chalet with an ocean view and rented itand found, upon arrival, that the chalet was in a trailer park with a scum-covered swimming pool, a broken tennis-court net, and a system for heating hot water that required an engineering degree to understand.
If you come across a coin that seems significantly underpriced, you should be aware of overgrading, counterfeits, and treated coins.
Pianna had, in scouting the forest edge, come across the leavings of such beast caravans.