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Sentence examples for apparition from high-quality English sources.

  • Los Angeles is a towering apparition: a thing of beauty, mystery, and flickering transparency.

  • Scrooge tries to persuade himself it is all 'humbug' - until an apparition walks through the door.

  • Burton played the title role, while Taylor was the four-minute wordless apparition of Helen of Troy.

  • The apparition slips into a tree and, when I find it in my binoculars, it is staring directly at me.

Use apparition in a sentence.

  • Child Sathnam does appear again, after the beautiful hair-knotting opening, but as an apparition on a bicycle, more of a device than an actual character.

  • Pierre Clémenti was a sort of Zelig-like apparition in a notable array of movies, ranging from Bernardo Bertolucci’s “Partner” to James Toback’s “Exposed.”

  • We were, as we believed, many hundred miles from any land; but this apparition seemed to denote that it was not, in reality, so distant as we had supposed.

  • With the pandemic still raging, some Japanese, fearing the worst, started referring to a chilling apparition: the maboroshi no orinpikku (“phantom Olympics”).

  • The court spectacles he directed gave him a taste for scenic effects, and he contrived a sumptuous decor, as well as the apparition of a ghost, for Sémiramis (1748), but…

  • A teen-age girl, Anna (Galatéa Bellugi), claims to have had a vision—an apparition, in Church parlance—of the Virgin Mary, and only one of them is available for interview.

  • The apparition of a file of soldiers ringing down the but-ends of their loaded muskets on our door-step, caused the dinner-party to rise from table in confusion, and caused Mrs.

  • The eerie landscape appealed to Bram Stoker, who was known to walk around here; after hearing about the sightings of a mythical black dog, he incorporated the apparition into Dracula.

apparition sentence examples

  • The primary objection is that there is no documentary evidence for the apparition until 1648; critics claim that documents purporting to be from the 16th century are actually from the 17th.

  • At this impressive moment, a startling apparition intruded upon the scene—an apparition observed by none in the absorbed multitude, until it suddenly appeared, moving up the great central aisle.  

  • The apparition of a superior intelligence behind the impassive arrangements of nature was more than a playful metaphor for Einstein, and the escape from selfishness through scientific thought was a principle he lived.

  • Being just a stone’s throw from the pretty church they often tumble out onto the beach, unworldly creatures, the bride herself an apparition of satins or silks among stripy towels and inflatable sharks, the groom in a morning suit, walking the sand in bare feet, wearing his shoes on his hands.

apparition


  • noun person

    - a ghostly appearing figure

    Example: we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us


  • noun event

    - the appearance of a ghostlike figure

    Example: I was recalled to the present by the apparition of a frightening specter


  • noun cognition

    - something existing in perception only

    Example: a ghostly apparition at midnight


  • noun act

    - an act of appearing or becoming visible unexpectedly

    Example: natives were amazed at the apparition of this white stranger

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On this page, there are 20 sentence examples for apparition. They are all from high-quality sources and constantly processed by lengusa's machine learning routines.

    Sentence frequency composition for this page:
  • 1 sentence examples for apparition from GutenbergBooks - Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
  • 4 sentence examples for apparition from The Guardian
  • 3 sentence examples for apparition from Independent
  • 1 sentence examples for apparition from GutenbergBooks - The Awakening, and Selected Short Stories by Kate Chopin
  • 1 sentence examples for apparition from BBC
  • 4 sentence examples for apparition from The New Yorker
  • 1 sentence examples for apparition from GutenbergBooks - Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
  • 1 sentence examples for apparition from The Economist
  • 2 sentence examples for apparition from Encyclopedia Britannica
  • 1 sentence examples for apparition from GutenbergBooks - Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  • 1 sentence examples for apparition from GutenbergBooks - The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain
    There are 7 relevant lexical connections:
  • • Relevant word or phrase for apparition is specter
  • • Relevant word or phrase for apparition is phantasma
  • • Relevant word or phrase for apparition is phantom
  • • Relevant word or phrase for apparition is spectre
  • • Relevant word or phrase for apparition is phantasm
  • • Relevant word or phrase for apparition is fantasm
  • • Relevant word or phrase for apparition is shadow

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