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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of seem.

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Examples

  • Slave-Power; such apologists and supporters of Wrong; such pusillanimous, weak-hearted advocates of the unpopular Right; such slaves to Cotton and its threats, that we had almost lost the God-given independence of American freemen, and seemed -- thank God! events have proved only _seemed_ -- to be entirely given up to money and mechanics, to have become, indeed, a nation of peddlers.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2, No. 1, July, 1862

  • He saw only the necessary stages that had led to it, and to him they seemed natural; but to Adams, still living in the atmosphere of Palmerston and John Russell, the sudden appearance of Germany as the grizzly terror which, in twenty years effected what Adamses had tried for two hundred in vain, —frightened England into America’s arms, —seemed as melodramatic as any plot of Napoleon the Great.

    Indian Summer (1898–1899)

  • The answer is hard-fought organizing by the hotel workers themselves in New York City and the supportive pro-union sentiment of other residents in the city, what was once unapologetically called "solidarity" in this country before the term seemed to get reserved by the elite for only talking about supporting workers in Poland.

    Nathan Newman: Why Shouldn't Housekeepers Make $60,000 Per Year?

  • The answer is hard-fought organizing by the hotel workers themselves in New York City and the supportive pro-union sentiment of other residents in the city, what was once unapologetically called "solidarity" in this country before the term seemed to get reserved by the elite for only talking about supporting workers in Poland.

    Nathan Newman: Why Shouldn't Housekeepers Make $60,000 Per Year?

  • The answer is hard-fought organizing by the hotel workers themselves in New York City and the supportive pro-union sentiment of other residents in the city, what was once unapologetically called "solidarity" in this country before the term seemed to get reserved by the elite for only talking about supporting workers in Poland.

    Nathan Newman: Why Shouldn't Housekeepers Make $60,000 Per Year?

  • Prior to Shannon, Mr. Gleick notes, the term seemed as hopelessly subjective as "beauty" or "truth."

    Little Bits Go a Long Way

  • The answer is hard-fought organizing by the hotel workers themselves in New York City and the supportive pro-union sentiment of other residents in the city, what was once unapologetically called "solidarity" in this country before the term seemed to get reserved by the elite for only talking about supporting workers in Poland.

    Nathan Newman: Why Shouldn't Housekeepers Make $60,000 Per Year?

  • The term seemed so personal that I was startled and then I realized that Ian was one of those continental smoothies who probably called every coat-check girl “darling.”

    Haunted Honeymoon

  • The answer is hard-fought organizing by the hotel workers themselves in New York City and the supportive pro-union sentiment of other residents in the city, what was once unapologetically called "solidarity" in this country before the term seemed to get reserved by the elite for only talking about supporting workers in Poland.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Mr. Brooks was her aging but entirely capable personal assistant or, as she liked to call him, her majordomo, since both he and the word seemed to hail from a more gracious, bygone era.

    Fatal Error

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