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a supernatural appearance of a person or thing, especially a ghost; a specter or phantom; wraith: a ghostly apparition at midnight.

anything that appears , especially something remarkable or startling: the surprising apparition of cowboys in New York City.

an act of appearing ; manifestation.

Astronomy . the appearance or time when a comet, especially a periodic one, is visible: the 1986 apparition of Halley's comet.

Origin of apparition

Synonym study for apparition, other words for apparition, other words from apparition.

  • ap·pa·ri·tion·al, adjective
  • non·ap·pa·ri·tion·al, adjective

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How to use apparition in a sentence

My van, Gizmo, shook violently as I traversed the sixteen-mile washboard road up to Mowich Lake, Rainier hovering like an apparition on the horizon.

The superb list of guest stars includes Bowen Yang, Vanessa Williams, John Slattery and Fey herself, appearing, incredibly, as an apparition of Dolly Parton.

Petrie repeatedly refers to Elefantin as an apparition , a revenant, an illusion.

Rogue waves are sea ghosts, terrifying apparitions that arise without warning.

During our drive home from dinner, an apparition of a yellow deer appears to me, seeming to float in the air over the Cullinan’s massive bonnet.

And then Further is gone, back on the road, like a time-traveling relic from another era or an apparition of Jerry Garcia.

Mukamazimpaka also last reported seeing an apparition in 1989.

It will be far more consequential than the weird apparition of the gun–crazed rocker Ted Nugent at the State of the Union.

And the president has to be himself too, not the sudden apparition of an inauthentic pol.

His challenge to use this week to cast the race as between two flesh-and-blood men, not the apparition of 2008.

Terrified with this apparition , he consulted several friends, who advised him to take the advice.

This apparition lasted some eight minutes, and as soon as it disappeared another came of the same form, direction and appearance.

The lions stopped also, being evidently taken by surprise at the sudden and unexpected apparition of a man!

Yet, the harder I stared the clearer appeared the amazing and monstrous apparition .

Humanity shut its eyes in view of the hideous apparition of wan and haggard beggary and crime.

British Dictionary definitions for apparition

/ ( ˌæpəˈrɪʃən ) /

an appearance, esp of a ghost or ghostlike figure

the figure so appearing; phantom; spectre

the act of appearing or being visible

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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Definition of apparition

  • bogie
  • familiar spirit
  • hant [ dialect ]
  • haunt [ chiefly dialect ]
  • materialization
  • fantasm
  • poltergeist
  • spectre

Examples of apparition in a Sentence

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Word History

Middle English apparicion, borrowed from Anglo-French & Medieval Latin; Anglo-French appariciun "appearance," borrowed from Medieval Latin appāritiōn-, appāritiō "appearance, supernatural manifestation, Epiphany," going back to Late Latin, "appearance" (Latin, "service, attendance"), from Latin appāri-, variant stem of appārēre "to be visible, be evident, attend, serve" + -tiōn-, -tiō, suffix of verbal action — more at appear

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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Apparition in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Apparition

a ghostly appearing figure

Examples of Apparition in a sentence

Casper the Friendly Ghost is a cartoon apparition that even little kids can be comfortable with.  🔊

When the apparition of his old partner appeared to him on Christmas Eve, Ebenezer Scrooge thought he was a hallucination caused by something he had eaten.  🔊

On a foggy night, the crew thought they saw the apparition of their lost ship sailing into the mist and disappearing.  🔊

Guests at the old hotel claim that they have seen an apparition of the woman in the portrait wandering through the halls at night.  🔊

She awakened suddenly and saw an apparition of her late husband, who seemed to be telling her that he was happy where he was.  🔊

Zelda the fortune teller told me that she was visited by the apparition of my mother, who had a message for me if I would pay Zelda fifty dollars to act as the go-between.  🔊

At first Nancy didn’t believe she had really seen the apparition, but then others in the group began saying that they had seen it, too.  🔊

Although Mrs. Logan is a harmless old lady, it’s a little disturbing to witness her having serious conversations with an apparition that is only visible to her. apparition that is only visible to her." data-voice="US English Female"> 🔊

When he was questioned by the police, Quinn told them that he crashed into the ditch because he had been startled by the apparition of a woman riding a white horse. apparition of a woman riding a white horse." data-voice="US English Female"> 🔊

Every year on his birthday, an apparition is said to appear at Edgar Allen Poe’s gravesite, leaving behind a red rose and a raven’s feather.  🔊

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1. An apparition of a woman in white haunted the attic. 2. The mysterious apparition vanished into thin air. 3. The old mansion was known for its apparitions. 4. The apparition's mournful wails echoed in the night. 5. They reported an apparition floating above the lake. 6. The apparition's cold touch sent shivers down their spines. 7. The haunted forest was rumored to host spectral apparitions. 8. The apparition's footsteps could be heard in the empty hallways. 9. A ghostly apparition beckoned them into the darkness. 10. The apparition's whispering voice chilled their souls. 11. An apparition of a long-lost loved one brought comfort. 12. They encountered an unsettling apparition in the attic. 13. The apparition's presence filled the room with dread. 14. The ghost hunters hoped to capture evidence of an apparition. 15. Startled, she thought she saw an apparition in the old abandoned house. 16. The legend spoke of a ghostly apparition that haunted the castle at midnight. 17. The apparition appeared as a shimmering figure in the misty forest. 18. Witnesses claimed to have seen a ghostly apparition floating above the graveyard. 19. The paranormal investigators captured an apparition on camera during their investigation. 20. The child woke up frightened, claiming to have seen a shadowy apparition in their room. 21. The apparition vanished as quickly as it had appeared, leaving behind an eerie silence. 22. The old folklore spoke of a weeping apparition that haunted the nearby lake. 23. The apparition's pale face and tattered clothing sent shivers down their spine. 24. The townspeople shared tales of an apparition that wandered the streets at night. 25. The artist painted a hauntingly beautiful apparition in their latest masterpiece. 26. The investigator described the apparition as a translucent figure with glowing eyes.

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1. "How did you get here?" She was too stunned by this apparition to say something rational, her startled instinct had taken over

2. "Then lead me to Ranyart and I'll converse with him," the apparition said

3. It would be interesting to see what the packet data was that caused this apparition to appear

4. "I barely knew him," the apparition said, "He was an important officer in the military, I was a temple acolyte at the time, I would have bowed when his entourage passed, but the closest he ever came to me was when his sky fort passed overhead

5. Jacques, but as time passed and the apparition failed to

6. we may suppose the apparition of news where, in their

7. Kit emerged, as an apparition that was far more real than the forest around me

8. Now the strange apparition of the man was here, just as he said he would be

9. I willed myself to say something before this dream apparition disappeared like so may more before it

10. I focused on this apparition and saw that it was a nurse her starched apron and hat were a brilliant white colour and then she spoke

11. This apparition was more substantial and oozed evilness

12. This apparition was even worse that the real thing

13. The more confused I became as to why Boyd would appear like an apparition , the more the anger surfaced and I really had to control the urge to phone his parents’ house

14. The Preceptor stared back down at the apparition , a sudden chill running along his spine

15. Cherva stood to one side, his eyes narrowing as he studied the black apparition

16. Thesa shook his head, bewildered by what the apparition was saying

17. get bored and just stare at the priest while he was giving his sermon and would on occasion see a white apparition appear behind him

18. Each apparition horrified Beth every bit as much as her, yet Herminia clung to her for strength, offering eternal thanks for her loving support

19. Both localities, already described in my Odyssey to Opportunity, presented us with an opportune occasion of talking to Bobby and Danielle about the apparition of the Virgin Mary to the three little shepherds Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta, and about the magnificent “Monasterio de Santa Maria de la Victoria later on in Batalha, which Juan I, first Portuguese king of the Avis Dynasty, ordered to be built to celebrate the defeat that his troops inflicted on the Spanish forces in 1385

20. of resisting it, which I knew would only make the apparition

21. He stared at a green-skinned apparition

22. The computer-generated apparition that was his guide and mentor noticed the attempt

23. The skinny apparition from hell giggled again, then bounded to the deck to slash at the air between

24. Maybe it was an apparition that he was seeing

25. The flaming apparition was just passing the last bullhorn before Amonas instinctively closed his eyes as if that would make it go away, and that was the last thing he saw for what appeared to be eternity

26. Yet I felt more like a spectator, watching my hate and love roil within me, watching myself run, stumble, fall, run and stumble, run and run until I collided with the strange brown apparition of a man

27. The apparition that greeted his eyes when he finally came upon them was enough to cause White Fox to draw the bow almost fully

28. ” The duppy turned out not to be the vaporous apparition people expected, but a seventeen year old cousin of theirs who used to come by the house to feed the hogs

29. As the apparition vanished, I remember thinking churlishly that I wished he had been with me when I tried to contact him

30. It seemed like whenever this apparition appeared, she had been thinking about the future

31. Had she gone mad? Was seeing this apparition perhaps not brought on by some form of stress located to thinking about vampires too much? But she didn’t feel unstable and loosing her grip on things, she felt as though he was hear for a reason, whatever the reason, it probably meant some foreboding message

32. guard about the treasury, the Lord of spirits, and the Prince of all power, caused a great apparition , so that all that presumed to come

33. prayed that that apparition might turn to good

34. As Jared was standing like a lion before the bodies of his fathers, praying and warning his people, Satan envied him, and wrought a beautiful apparition , because Jared would not let his children do aught without his counsel

35. 46 He then wept and said, "O God, destroy me not with this race, concerning which my fathers have warned me; for now, O my Lord God, I was thinking that those who appeared to me were my fathers; but I have found them out to be demons, who allured me by this beautiful apparition , until I believed them

36. 2 But this time when they went into the cave they found not Jared, but they found the lamp put out, and the bodies of the fathers thrown about, and voices came from them by the power of God, that said, "Satan in an apparition has deceived our son, wishing to destroy him, as he destroyed our son Cain

37. 3 But, 0 Jared, take care of the fire, that it burn bright in the lamp; neither go you again out of the cave until you receive an order through a vision, and not in an apparition , when seen by you

38. 1 There was a wise man, a great artificer, and the Lord conceived love for him and received him, so that he should see the uppermost dwellings and be an eye witness of the wise and great and inconceivable and immutable realm of God Almighty, of the very wonderful and glorious and bright and many eyed station of the Lord's servants, and of the inaccessible throne of the Lord, and of the degrees and manifestations of the incorporeal hosts, and of the ineffable ministration of the multitude of the elements, and of the various apparition and inexpressible singing of the host of Cherubim, and of the boundless light

39. floor of the apparition

40. 1 When Satan the hater of all good saw how they continued in prayer and how God communed with them and comforted them and how He had accepted their offering Satan made an apparition

41. As Jared was standing like a lion before the bodies of his fathers praying and warning his people Satan envied him and wrought a beautiful apparition because Jared would not let his children do aught without his counsel

42. 46 He then wept and said "O God destroy me not with this race concerning which my fathers have warned me; for now O my Lord God I was thinking that those who appeared to me were my fathers; but I have found them out to be demons who allured me by this beautiful apparition until I believed them

43. 2 But this time when they went into the cave they found not Jared but they found the lamp put out and the bodies of the fathers thrown about and voices came from them by the power of God that said "Satan in an apparition has deceived our son wishing to destroy him as he destroyed our son Cain

44. 3 But 0 Jared take care of the fire that it burn bright in the lamp; neither go you again out of the cave until you receive an order through a vision and not in an apparition when seen by you

45. 1 There was a wise man a great artificer and the Lord conceived love for him and received him so that he should see the uppermost dwellings and be an eye witness of the wise and great and inconceivable and immutable realm of God Almighty of the very wonderful and glorious and bright and many eyed station of the Lord's servants and of the inaccessible throne of the Lord and of the degrees and manifestations of the incorporeal hosts and of the ineffable ministration of the multitude of the elements and of the various apparition and inexpressible singing of the host of Cherubim and of the boundless light

46. “He seems to have appeared some time before the great apparition in the north announced its presence to everyone,” others remembered

47. 24 Now as he was there present himself with his guard about the treasury the Lord of spirits and the Prince of all power caused a great apparition so that all that presumed to come in with him were astonished at the power of God and fainted and were sore afraid

48. 4 therefore every man prayed that that apparition might turn to good

49. Below him a bluish shadow of movement flowed smoothly out over the lowland, slowly enveloping the natural stone causeway, which disappeared as the apparition moved eastward over it

50. They looked back at the apparition with dazed smiles

51. “He seems to have appeared some time before the great apparition in the north announced its

52. Behind the first apparition , more of the strange creatures began to shiver into life

53. enveloping the natural stone causeway, which disappeared as the apparition moved eastward

54. “What’s that?” he asked Johan when the fifth or sixth apparition had vanished

55. high ground that wasn’t an apparition ? I hoped not – because if

56. distance, pressing out of the haze like an apparition

57. as this il ustration depicts, the apparition was interpreted to be

58. Nathraichean stood when Rhona touched his shoulder and directed his gaze to the apparition

59. A cold apparition appeared beside him, but my parents failed to see it

60. He glanced at the apparition in the mist and snorted

61. Soon I was encased in a twenty-foot-tal hawk-headed apparition

62. They looked up and saw an apparition with waving arms charging at them

63. One of the most striking features of this wondrous apparition is the splendid aura which surrounds the figure

64. This time, the wispy cloud of breath hovered above his mother’s head; crystallized air that, to this day, Jonathan believed was the apparition of his father – dead of a pulmonary embolism at forty five, three days after a Thanksgiving that would fade into memory like a kidnapped child

65. As the people were departing, the four men still standing in the water heard a strange sound, and presently there appeared for a moment an apparition immediately over the head of Jesus, and they heard a voice saying, "This is my beloved Son in whom I am well pleased

66. John's disciples, standing by the water's edge, did not hear these words, neither did they see the apparition of the Personalized Adjuster

67. He released her with a startled oath and sprang back, his saber flashing out, as a terrible apparition burst from the reedy jungle sounding an inarticulate cry of hate

68. 'You Hyrkanian dog!' mouthed this apparition in a barbarous accent

69. In the swirling red chaos a terrible apparition suddenly appeared before Conan's rearing steed

70. As this apparition of the night season continued in Peter's mind, he dreamed that he heard Jesus say: "Be of good cheer; it is I; be not afraid

71. Even as he struck, the apparition vanished and his blade clashed deafeningly on the adamantine surface

72. The apparition vanished as suddenly as it had appeared, leaving the watcher gasping in surprize

73. Balthus remembered the grim apparition that had taken the head of the merchant Tiberias not far from that spot, and he hesitated

74. For a bemused instant the apparition seemed part of the dream she had been dreaming

75. The king of Nemedia and his companions had dismounted, and they halted short, staring in wonder at the apparition confronting them

76. 'Where else?' he answered guardedly, twisting his head about to stare at the apparition

77. Before he could clarify this the apparition

78. “My Liz would never say such a thing” Harry told the apparition , smiling

79. Before he could clarify this the apparition spoke

80. They are being used, the energy of the channel, to bring forth the entity so that they may manipulate the physical energy of the human body and extract from it what is necessary to create a physical apparition

81. an untamed, rough apparition

82. The apparition then disappeared before my eyes

83. What was the apparition that I just saw? This type of vision had

84. Mungo thinks it best not to tell his crewmates of this apparition , for surely they would think he was mad

85. Later on, when Aureliano Triste told how he had seen her changed into an apparition with leathery skin and a few golden threads on her skull, Amaranta was not surprised because the specter described was exactly what she had been imagining for some time

86. He was wise in doing so, because the woman had thought that he was an apparition as she saw the dirty, shadowy figure with his head and clothing dirty with blood and touched with the solemnity of death come through the door

87. “Susan? Is that you Susan?” she called out tentatively, peering at the apparition , her voice echoing hollow in the stillness

88. Panicked by the sight of the apparition approaching her and wanting dreadfully to call out for help though she was constrained by the invisible hand that seemed to choke her, Faye carefully stepped away from the phantomlike ball of softly glowing light floating towards her

89. Faced with this overwhelming confrontation, he would have no choice but to proceed with dignity and a resolute defense of himself; however, in that brief instant when Terence had first seen Harold standing on the dune like an apparition of his departed wife, Feltus immediately knew he was guilty of murder

90. The heavy mist from the crashing waves combined with the fog and blinding rain to make the figure a mere apparition among the elements

91. At the mention of the supernatural, Feltus immediately recalled the ghostly apparition he had seen on the beach during the storm yesterday afternoon

92. Perhaps this was the work of the Grey Man, the apparition he had seen on the beach yesterday, which was able to pass through locked doors unnoticed and murder a man without a sound

93. Both the plain sky and choppy ocean were grey with storm clouds and jetsam from the deep respectively, and there was absolutely no wind stirring the leaves of the palms or roses in the gardens outside his windows; the light mist along the beach disturbed him as a result of the apparition he had previously seen and anticipated seeing again now during this loll before the storm

94. We just stared at the scene, becoming more and more unsure if those absolutely perfect young creatures were real or some kind of apparition

95. This information was all very helpful but still did not provide him with the identity of the murderer, who he had secretly hoped would confess when confronted by the ghostly apparition of the victim; however, the reaction of Preacher Cooper was definitely significant enough to weigh in the balance with respect to his involvement in this entire scheme

96. “There is another figure quite like a ghost or an apparition floating in this fog beyond the iron gates, and I can tell it is a woman by the way her long white gown is flapping in the wind and from the close cut of the garments around her torso; however, I can’t see her arms or her face since the latter is concealed by a long white veil which suggests she may be a bride

97. I sense that there is danger and don’t want to go any further, though the horses continue forward and I along with them as if I am drawn towards the apparition by some unknown hand

98. ����������� Farah Tolkonen appeared seemingly out of nowhere in the middle of the small cell, a wave front of compressed air expelled from the volume she was now occupying being the only side effect of her apparition

Synonyms for "apparition"

"apparition" definitions.

a ghostly appearing figure

the appearance of a ghostlike figure

something existing in perception only

an act of appearing or becoming visible unexpectedly

How To Use Apparition In A Sentence

  • Believing in the authenticity of such apparitions is not even a requirement of Catholic faith. 0 0
  • As I pressed through the thick underwood, I startled a strange-looking apparition in one of the open spaces beside the gulf, where, as shown by the profusion of plants of _vaccinium_, the blaeberries had greatly abounded in their season. The Cruise of the Betsey or, A Summer Ramble Among the Fossiliferous Deposits of the Hebrides. With Rambles of a Geologist or, Ten Thousand Miles Over the Fossiliferous Deposits of Scotland 0 0
  • He stared at the strange apparition before him. 0 0
  • The fact is that our founders did not give us a nation frightened by the apparition of the Deity lurking about in our most central places. 0 0
  • She said the tiny lights I kept seeing were the apparition 's energy. Times, Sunday Times 0 0

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  • They thought He was a ghost, a phantasm, an apparition , a spirit, anything except their Master. 0 0
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  • On his abrupt and unexpected apparition , Diana paled and Ruth flushed slightly, whereupon Sir Rowland might have bethought him, had he been book-learned, of the axiom, "Amour qui rougit, fleurette; amour qui plit, drame du coeur. Mistress Wilding 0 0
  • One only has to witness the apparition , the manifestation. 0 0
  • Beneath the surface the green gloom parted to reveal the foggy apparition of the cutter's mast pointing us down towards the wreck. 0 0
  • Ghoulish apparitions and spooky spectres are being put under the spotlight at a York tourist attraction. 0 0
  • Each mountain, as if its firm and immutable form were flexible and varying, altered in appearance, like that of a shadowy apparition , as the position of the strangers relative to them changed with their motions, and as the mist, which continued slowly though constantly to descend, influenced the rugged as pect of the hilts and valleys which it shrouded with its vapory mantle. Anne of Geierstein 0 0
  • He posed a nude model to fix the exact posture of Salome in the water-colour version of The Apparition in the Louvre. 0 0
  • Rumours of ghosts and strange apparitions in Windhouse are widespread. 0 0
  • The ardour of the pilgrims, an old couple, is attested by their stiff limbs and the man's calloused bare feet as they kneel before the apparition of the Madonna at the door of the shrine. 0 0
  • In 1462, Ficino decorated the Medici villa at Careggi (home to the Platonic Academy) with astrological signs,10 an ornamental scheme also found in frescoes of the Sala dei Mesi at the Palazzo Schifanoia, Ferrara (1470) ,11 and in ceilings of the Medici palace at Florence (1456), whose lapis lazuli and gold-leaf ornament offered admirers a sparkling abstraction of the starry sky. 12 We can imagine a similar heavenly apparition in the gold and sapphire ceiling of the Urbino studiolo, especially when illuminated by a setting sun or candlelight. Architecture and Memory: The Renaissance Studioli of Federico da Montefeltro 0 0
  • He goes on to relate many other such stories, mainly involving apparitions on the mission field. 0 0
  • He was gaping at Joanna as if she were an apparition , one to be warded off with incantations and henbane. HERE BE DRAGONS 0 0
  • This marks the beginning of a yearlong apparition , when the giant planet will blaze within the stars of Gemini. 0 0
  • The image of a woman crouching before an ivy-covered wall, her body an apparition of light-sensitive salts, is anchored to a new body. 0 0
  • I well remember the first occasion on which I saw a spotted forktail; I was walking down a Himalayan path, alongside of which a brook was flowing, when suddenly from a rock in mid-stream there arose a black-and-white apparition , that flitted away, displaying a long tail fluttering behind it. Birds of the Indian Hills 0 0
  • The difficulty of keeping soldiers from straying out of quarters by night, would have sufficiently accounted for the appearance of a straggling foot-soldier; but it was more difficult to account for a mounted horseman, in full armour; and such was the apparition which a peculiarly bright glimpse of moonlight now showed at the bottom of the causewayed hill. Castle Dangerous 0 0
  • With the face resting against his fist, the apparition assumes the pose of melancholy - an affirmation of how the artistic temperament is born from overcoming tribulation and suffering. 0 0
  • As I looked, I saw the singular apparition of a moving "whimsey" at the top of Brierley Hill, dark and black against the shining surface. Personal Recollections of Birmingham and Birmingham Men 0 0
  • The terror lies not in the apparitions themselves, but in what is happening to the children; they change from ‘sweet things’ to open liars and mean-spirited little beings. 0 0
  • Lastly, for the errors brought in from false or uncertain history, what is all the legend of fictitious miracles in the lives of the saints; and all the histories of apparitions and ghosts alleged by the doctors of the Roman Church, to make good their doctrines of hell and purgatory, the power of exorcism, and other doctrines which have no warrant, neither in reason nor Scripture; as also all those traditions which they call the unwritten word of God; but old wives 'fables? Leviathan, or, The matter, forme, & power of a common-wealth ecclesiasticall and civill 0 0
  • The stunning apparition of a comet's tail was long regarded as a portent of doom and disaster, and in a way this is not too far from the mark. 0 0
  • To him he says that, if the King's occulted guilt does not come out ( 'unkennel itself'), he (Hamlet) will look upon the apparition as a damned ghost, and (this is new) will think that his 'imaginations are as foul as Vulcan's stithy.' Shakspere and Montaigne 0 0
  • John Seifert, the watchman in the factory, August Beck, a saloonkeeper, directly across the street from the building, and Gustaf Haas, who lives in the house formerly occupied by Adolph Luetgert, are three of the many persons who have seen the apparition . Robert Loerzel: In Search of Mrs. Luetgert's Ghost 0 0
  • Unless I am establishing an alibi or there are ghostly apparitions hovering next to me, I'm not too bothered at seeing pictures of myself somewhere, but of course I'm too polite to say anything. 0 0
  • Aeginetan ambush inArtemisia’s ruse inassessment ofbattle cries inbrutality toward enemy swimmers incasualties inchaos ofCorinth’s role indivine apparition inelement of surprise inethnic groups infall of Psyttaleia infirst kill inGreek backward movement inGreek city-states inGreek fleet launched inGreek fleet strength inislet-reef inlegacy ofline abreast tactic inliterature ofnoise ofnumbers engaged inonset of combat inPersian commanders inPersian command style andPersian fatigue inPersian fleet strength inPersian flight inPhoenicians routed insuccessful commanders inwind inSalamis, battle of, aftermath of: The Battle of Salamis 0 0
  • ‘The apparent headlessness of the apparition , you mean?’ Spotted Hemlock 0 0
  • In the Christian tradition, people like St. Bernadette Soubirous, the 19th-century woman who saw apparitions of the Virgin Mary in the town of Lourdes, are called "visionaries. Rev. James Martin, S.J.: St. Steve Jobs? Probably Not, But…. 0 0
  • Thus all is purged from the grossness of sense, from the carking cares and foul vices of the World; and rides there, on its Clothes-horse; as, on a Pegasus, might some skyey Messenger, or purified Apparition , visiting our low Earth. The Obama-Spears-Hilton photo-op. 0 0
  • By late in the month Mercury becomes visible low above the western horizon at twilight, a preview of its showing in March, when the planet will make its best evening apparition of the year. 0 0
  • Through the ceiling came apports of fresh flowers with the dew on them, or roots with the soil still clinging; great dinner-tables rose from the floor; lights flitted; apparitions appeared, spoke to you, took you by the hand. The Way Home 0 0
  • Of, relating to, or resembling a ghost, a wraith, or an apparition ; spectral. 0 0
  • From time to time, Mary has shared these treasures with us through remarkable apparitions . 0 0
  • He said in his dream he saw the apparition of his dead wife. 0 0
  • This apparition turns out to be real - Ghost has been bullwhipped and starved. 0 0
  • Without the witches, the ghost, the visions, and the apparitions , ‘Macbeth’ would have been a dull and tiresome play. 0 0
  • One day, as she roams deep in the forest, ill with allergies and the flu, her sweat-shirt hood pulled tightly around her like a postmodern wimple, Ann experiences an apparition of the Virgin Mary. 0 0
  • Earlier I compared the apparition of specters in Observe the Sons of Ulster to sequences of reverance in Macbeth and Hamlet. 0 0
  • The patch of wild raspberries, whose location is known only to us and to the apparitional gamekeeper, is laden with fruit. 0 0
  • The ghosts aren't malignant apparitions ; they're special effects. 0 0
  • Behind the grille (before which, as you can see, a lot of candles are placed by the faithful), underneath the altar of grace which serves as a baldachin for it, and at the very centre of the Basilica is the original spot of the apparition , with the earth visible below the floor level. Catholic Bamberg: Vierzehnheiligen 0 0
  • The feedback in this case showed that the sole witness to the apparition was a six year old boy named Roddy. 0 0
  • This morning's horror, the sallow? faced pervert who'd accosted her, all faded at the sight of the glorious bewinged apparition paralleling the bus. The Metrognome and Other Stories 0 0
  • Whatever becomes of Kim, whatever his success or unsuccess in the world of action, ‘would not the lama still remain before him as a loving apparition of a ‘Way’ never to be accepted wholly but never to be abandoned wholly?’ 0 0
  • He held completely still, afraid to move and send the apparition skittering back into the depths of his sleep-riddled mind. 0 0
  • They were moving at a crouch or lying looking up at us as we drove happily along, an apparition in a no-go area. Whicker's War 0 0
  • + "apports" i.e., apparitions of visible agency to convey them; The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon 0 0
  • Two examples are the dramatic cases of bilocation of French Mother Yvonne-Aimee and the lay Italian mystic Natuzza Evolo, generally ignored by students of OBEs and apparitions . 0 0
  • Altogether there were 21 apparitional sightings, 4 involving two viewers. 0 0
  • The city was full of Undead - everything from animated skeletons to ghostly apparitions , and zombies. 0 0
  • All over Ireland, posters advertise pilgrim coach tours to Knock, a town famous for apparitions of the Virgin Mary. 0 0
  • My sounds seemed momentarily to disconcert the boar, and while he halted and shifted his weight with indecision, an apparition burst upon us. CHAPTER III 0 0
  • Vanish in dark, the empty apparition ! 0 0
  • The second celestial apparition was a faint, pearly cone of light slanting up the eastern sky. 0 0
  • As May begins, Mercury is continuing the poor apparition it made in April, hanging low in the east at sunrise. 0 0
  • Of course, this scary apparition is a specter much more often cited than sighted. 0 0
  • Angela told Nick the tale of the mysterious apparition of a beauteous "nighty," and wondered how she could ever have felt unhappy, or depressingly grown up. The Port of Adventure 0 0
  • The barguest is an apparition , taking usually the form of a big black dog with saucer eyes. Yorkshire Dialect Poems (1673-1915) and traditional poems 0 0
  • In this sense, ‘ghosts’ mean the spirits, the apparition of the dead or the devils. 0 0
  • Confronting ghostly apparitions of Annabel, he is overwhelmed by guilt for forcing her to have children to prove his manhood. 0 0
  • an airy apparition 0 0
  • He often looks perplexed, as though interrupted from a dream, and you wonder if in the noisy belligerence of the dressing room he does not fade from view like an apparition . 0 0
  • Those that, to confute their incredulity, desire to see apparitions , shall, questionless, never behold any, nor have the power to be so much as witches. Religio Medici 0 0
  • She became a shadow of her former self, like a ghost, an apparition that makes the same trip every day unable to finish it, bound to start it all over again. 0 0
  • The apparition is myself, and I stare dumbfounded as my double punches me in the stomach. 0 0
  • Preliminary findings with electrostatic fields, ionizing radiation, infrasonic waves, and meteorological factors are also examined to consider their effects on the brain in relation to apparitional experiences. 0 0
  • A strange apparition appeared before me as I opened my eyes. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic 0 0
  • We returned to our remote northern fastnesses to find that the Apparitional Gamekeeper had been busy. 0 0
  • His eyes, lazy a second ago, stared at me wildly as if I was a ghost, an apparition . 0 0
  • It would, however, be totally wrong to assume that all apparitions are angels on assignment. 0 0
  • I'd love to waft around his gaff as a beautiful apparition , red hair flowing in the breeze, reminding him of what he's been missing. 0 0
  • The scares come from things that go bump in the night rather than from ghostly apparitions making visitations. 0 0
  • The apparition of Catherine Seyton, which the page had let loose in the first moment of astonishment, vanished in darkness; but the plash of oars was heard, and, in a second or two, five or six harquebuses and a falconet were fired from the battlements of the castle successively, as if levelled at some object on the water. The Abbot 0 0
  • He seeks to understand the truth behind the stories of good and bad angels, magic, apparitions , vampires, witchcraft, possession by demons, and the dead who come back to life. 0 0
  • Une jeune femme, dont la délicate et elégante tournure, la peau blanche et diaphane, les cheveux blonds, les mouvemens onduleux, toute une tournure impossible à décrire autrement qu'en disant qu'elle était de toutes les créatures la plus gracieuse, lui donnaient l'aspect d'une de ces apparitions amenées par un rêve heureux ... il y avail de la Sylphide en elle. The Works of Lord Byron: Letters and Journals. Vol. 1 0 0
  • a faceless apparition 0 0
  • In front of him stood five ghostly apparitions . 0 0
  • Roland and Catherine, therefore, were united, spite of their differing faiths; and the White Lady, whose apparition had been infrequent when the house of Avenel seemed verging to extinction, was seen to sport by her haunted well, with a zone of gold around her bosom as broad as the baldrick of an Earl. The Abbot 0 0
  • This ghostly apparition is actually a transfiguration of your loved one. 0 0
  • This morning's horror, the sallow-faced pervert who'd accosted her, all faded at the sight of the glorious bewinged apparition paralleling the bus. The Metrognome and other Stories 0 0
  • Then, out of nowhere a bus appeared like an apparition . 0 0
  • The apparition appeared to have been an attempt to confuse Nato aircraft. Times, Sunday Times 0 0
  • Soon other beasties are popping up, and Roger is forced to deal with the house's evil apparitions and monstrous demons. 0 0
  • Then as if an apparition had appeared, a face showed up on the water's surface. 0 0
  • The dashboard's fluorescence cast a ghostly apparition on the windscreen, losing me a heartbeat till I realized it was my own nervy face. THE TARTAN RINGERS 0 0
  • She gasped, momentarily confused by the apparition that appeared before her. 0 0
  • With many stigmatics these apparitions were periodical, e.g., The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon 0 0
  • There is no agreement about the town he came from, his age at the time of the apparitions , whether he was married or a widower, or whether he and his wife had children or lived in a celibate marriage. 0 0
  • Sans cesse sollicité pour revêtir à nouveau l'imperméable du célèbre inspecteur, Peter Falk, dont les apparitions au cinéma dans l'intervalle ont, à l'exception de celle dans Der Himmel über Berlin, été plutôt décevantes, finit par accepter avec, à la clé, un traitement revu à la hausse six millions de dollars par épisode et un statut de producteur lui permettant d'avaliser le choix des scénaristes, réalisateurs et acteurs. Archive 2009-07-12 0 0
  • ¶ Touching these celestiall apparitions , the common doctrine of philosophie is, that they be méere naturall, and therefore of no great admiration. Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (2 of 6): England (5 of 12) Henrie the Second 0 0
  • These ghostly floating apparitions ranged from a pristine white - though more often dirtied by lava sand - to the most incredibly deep inky blue. 0 0
  • On a walk along their favourite beach, his character sees a ghostly apparition and the haunting begins. Times, Sunday Times 0 0
  • At this point, you have come to believe that you have a haunted house with bumps, rappings, ghostly footsteps and even apparitions that roam the hallways. 0 0
  • It is not too much to say that such remnants of doubt have been at the bottom of almost every such visitation, and that the appalling horror which has sometimes been brought about, is to be attributed, even in the cases most in point, and where most suffering has been experienced, more to a kind of anticipative horror, lest the apparition might possibly be real, than to an unwavering belief in its reality. The Works of Edgar Allan Poe — Volume 3 0 0
  • The assembled civic worthies and their university visitors were confronted by the apparition of the mayor, clad in what appeared to be a rumpled pyjama shirt under his coat. 0 0
  • Throughout history there have been reports of ghosts, apparitions and spiritual visitations, both angelic and demonic. 0 0
  • Jupiter has had a brilliant yearlong apparition , but sky watchers are running out of time to view it. 0 0
  • Mass will be celebrated daily at 3.00 p.m. (with anointing of the sick) followed by the Procession of the Blessed Sacrament and finishing with Benediction at the Apparition Chapel. 0 0
  • These were signs and portents, she realized, visitations and apparitions from a tangled mess of folklore, some unrecognizable and others merely silly. 0 0
  • He compares these both to the scriptural accounts of Christ's post-Resurrection appearances and to the history of apparitions in the later church. 0 0
  • 'gliff' in the night from the apparition of 'Silkie' -- so he informed me the lady was called locally. Border Ghost Stories 0 0
  • After this, that same day a year, when he was thirty-one year old and thirteen days, he turned water into wine, and therefore it is called Bethania, said of beth, that is to say an house, and phanes, that is apparition . The Golden Legend, vol. 1 0 0
  • The reports concerning the abbey — the dreams, which had forerun her discovery of the private apartments — the singular manner in which she had found the MS. and the apparition , which she now believed she had really seen. The Romance of the Forest 0 0
  • The present grotto commemorating Our Lady's apparitions at Lourdes will be moved to another location in the garden. 0 0
  • These paintings harbour a menagerie of folk-monsters, a phantasmagoria of apparitions that might be beatific angels or might be ghoulish extraterrestrials. 0 0
  • For, following Bruce, led in fact by a string, came an awful apparition -- Juno herself, a pitiable mass of caninity -- looking like the resuscitated corpse of a dog that had been nine days buried, crowded with lumps, and speckled with cuts, going on three legs, and having her head and throat swollen to a size past recognition. Alec Forbes of Howglen 0 0
  • Since everything that follows -- from the shrieking brattle of "Two Sails on a Sound" to the enchanted tribal vocal exercises of "Slippi" to the slow-building celebratory scuttle of "Too Soon" -- feels similarly crazed, drug-induced, and apparitional , Here Comes the Indian makes for particularly lucid listening. 0 0
  • Either the apparitions were divinely inspired or else they were normal earthly phenomena, but in neither event were they paranormal. GRACE 0 0
  • In the kitchen I found my servant and a stray village child, both dumbstruck by this apparition . 0 0
  • As the horse and rider vanished into the mist I braced myself for the next apparition . 0 0
  • The subjective urgency that Van Gogh's objective studies often projected, as of annunciatory apparitions , now melts the boundary between seer and seen, sight and psyche. Determined Spirit 0 0
  • Be this as it may, the old lags could not have been more friendly to this distinctly new Labourish apparition . 0 0
  • People who study the paranormal believe these apparitions are the wandering spirits of guards and inmates murdered long ago. 0 0
  • Tomorrow, Wednesday 21st is the 123rd Anniversary of the Apparition , and a bus will leave the Oratory in Newport at 6.00 pm for the evening novena. 0 0
  • immaterial apparitions 0 0
  • Egypt to the Simpkinsville cemetery, and to be transported the entire distance in a twinkling by the apparition of a dreaded woman bearing down upon one is what might be called a jolting experience. In Simpkinsville : character tales, 0 0
  • we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us 0 0
  • Where was the dweller of her daily thoughts, the bright apparition of her unslumbering pillow? The Scottish Chiefs 0 0
  • a ghostly apparition at midnight 0 0
  • Garganus in Apulia, which had been sanctified by the apparition of the archangel Michael, 18 they were accosted by a stranger in the Greek habit, but who soon revealed himself as a rebel, a fugitive, and a mortal foe of the The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire 0 0
  • In the case of apparitions , or true ghosts, it's the idea of the human consciousness surviving the death of the body and sticking around and somehow being capable of communicating or interacting with us. 0 0
  • Two other actors (Robert Lalonde and Patricia Nolin) do double duty as hospital staff and as apparitions in these nightmarish visions. 0 0
  • Another friend said that he saw an apparition of an elderly man carrying a body and it appeared to be headless and armless. 0 0
  • She seemed, of a sudden, as she leaned heavily on his arm, a presaging apparition out of the dim future, an adumbration of her own body grown frail and old, looking up to him for help, calling forlornly to him for solace. Phantom Wires A Novel 0 0
  • He stood spell-bound, gazing at them the way one would at an apparition suddenly materialising out of the blue. 0 0
  • This hand seemed a thing apart, self-existent, with no corporeal attachment, and it appeared and disappeared like an apparition as the thumb-pressure wavered on the switch. CHAPTER IV 0 0
  • Their daughters, appearing somewhat apparitional , stand behind their parents and watch. 0 0
  • I was recalled to the present by the apparition of a frightening specter 0 0
  • The range of subject matter is equally impressive, covering not just ghosts but all manner of paranormal apparitions : werewolves, vampires, accursed demons and the like. 0 0
  • One morning as they were breakfasting, they glimpsed “an apparition ,” as Jane put it, “a buxom girl, very sexy in a tight black satin dress and black satin high-heeled shoes, with long red fingernails, plus a high Pompadour hairdo.” A Covert Affair 0 0
  • Some ten per cent of the population claim to have seen a ghost or some other apparition that seems completely invisible to others. 0 0
  • From the earliest times, both traditions have learned caution regarding possible visions or apparitions of Christ that do not clearly manifest the five wounds of His passion and death. 0 0
  • The cookmaid lay in a little apartment contiguous to the kitchen; and whether disturbed by these horrible tales of apparitions , or titillated by the savoury steams that issued from the punch-bowl, she made a virtue of necessity, or appetite, and dressing herself in the dark, suddenly appeared before them to the no small perturbation of both. The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves 0 0
  • Later, a couple swam into view, apparitions emerging from the black deeps beyond the porch lights. 0 0
  • It's something he has never seen before in these waters, but as quickly it appeared, the apparition is gone. 0 0
  • Lastly, for the errors brought in from false or uncertain history, what is all the legend of fictitious miracles in the lives of the saints; and all the histories of apparitions and ghosts alleged by the doctors of the Roman Church, to make good their doctrines of hell and purgatory, the power of exorcism, and other doctrines which have no warrant, neither in reason nor Scripture; as also all those traditions which they call the unwritten word of Leviathan 0 0
  • Nevertheless, allowing for all imagined possibilities, -- granting even the likelihood of some inapprehensible relation between all past and all future conditioned-being, -- the tremendous question remains: What signifies the whole of apparitional existence to the Unconditioned? The Romance of the Milky Way And Other Studies & Stories 0 0
  • For if the object be a thing that is so terrible, they are seen to sweat and tremble, and shreek at the apparition . Miscellanies Upon Various Subjects 0 0
  • Precisely because women were considered more likely to succumb to Satan's temptations, they were thought less likely to be the direct or particular beneficiaries of angelical apparitions . 0 0
  • Miranda, not her, but a ghostly apparition of what she was, rose up on the roof of the car. 0 0
  • In a possible scenario, the abduction mystery would be about real otherworldly visitations, beings of a kind perhaps related to apparitions of the Virgin Mary, or fairies, or demons, or other creatures of an elemental, discarnate or excarnate nature. Experiencing the Next World Now 0 0
  • Life — exploits the confrontation with thought and feeling for all it's worth, an exploitation that subsequent years and thinkers will take in unimagined and unthinkable ways, in order to make all kinds of cultural profit, yet also to confront the incommensurability of thought itself, the place where our embodied experience of the world becomes the site of an uncanny, traumatic, apparitional encounter. Introduction 0 0
  • He it was, the Franklin's kite, led by the highest hand, that went up into the papal thundercloud hanging black over Europe; and the angry fire that broke upon it burned it not, and in roars of boltless thunder the apparition collapsed, and the sun of truth broke through the inky fragments on the nations once again. Dreamthorp A Book of Essays Written in the Country 0 0
  • Whether the source of the spectral apparitions seen by defendant seller are parapsychic or psychogenic, having reported their presence in both a national publication ( "Readers 'Digest") and the local press (in 1977 and 1982, respectively), defendant is estopped to deny their existence and, as a matter of law, the house is haunted. First Department 0 0
  • The apparition ran silently across the lobby and disappeared through a window. 0 0
  • natives were amazed at the apparition of this white stranger 0 0
  • For those who drove at night a ghostly apparition would sometimes cross their headlight beam, turning towards them its own glaring headlights. 0 0
  • Over the eighteen years since the first reports emerged in West Waterford of apparitions of the Virgin Mary, many thousands of people have gone there by day and night to pray and reflect on their lives. 0 0
  • Maigret and the Apparition maigret et le fantôme the 90th episode of the maigret saga Maigret and the Apparition 0 0
  • Glancing from the window in the early evening, a splendid apparition met his gaze. 0 0
  • In his seventeenth-century work Saducismus Triumphatus Joseph Glanvil saw poltergeists, apparitions , and other phenomena as evidence of a spiritual world. 0 0
  • Modernity and secularization notwithstanding, the association between Marian apparitions and war and political turmoil continued unabated in the twentieth century as well. 0 0
  • They smiled at his name transiently, but in agreement: the tattler-spout of their set was, a fatal person to encounter, and each deemed the sudden apparition of him in the very early morning along the Carlsruhe road rather magical. The Amazing Marriage — Complete 0 0
  • The golden galleon of romance set all sail for Eldorado; Cromwell was published, with its polemical preface: and the simultaneous apparition of Hernani and the too famous pourpoint of Théophile Gautier showed the opponents of the new spirit, as a contemporary remarked, that the theatre had become the veritable abomination of desolation. Introduction 0 0
  • Suddenly, a terrifying apparition appeared in the doorway. The Sun 0 0
  • She turned away from the window, suppressing the oh-so-clear memory of the fearful apparition , and walked slowly down the gallery. 0 0
  • Marius on that barricade after the octogenarian was the vision of the young revolution after the apparition of the old. Les Miserables 0 0
  • Oh, and before I forget, this week’s Word of the Week is eidolon, which is an image, a phantom or apparition , a confusing reflection. May 2008 0 0
  • What is so remarkable about this new island, apart from its sudden apparition , is that it has since remained intact in what is often a very violent, hostile sea environment," said Guy Estève, a retired local geomorphologist. Fragile habitat of French mystery island 'risks being trampled underfoot' 0 0
  • No, it's the fishermen, seamen, coastguards and the like, those trained to scan the surface of the water, who spot these peculiar apparitions . 0 0
  • An apparition of misty light, the passage suggests currents of wind and water but the composition resists settling into the pictorial vocabulary of landscape. 0 0
  • Was it an apparition , or was that under the kummerbund a bit of kilt and an end of sporran? From Capetown to Ladysmith An Unfinished Record of the South African War 0 0
  • I was gratified and somewhat surprised to find the Apparitional One stamping into the kitchen, beaming, and holding out five whole pounds - since it is us, normally speaking, that pay him. 0 0
  • This explanation would explain why many apparitions appear to work like a pre-recorded message. 0 0
  • Wyoming aboriginals abortions anarchism annoucements anonymous donors apologetics apparitions armed conflict baby bonus bureaucracy canon law chocolate civility commercialism conferences congress consciousness contaception dementia divorce domestic abuse drought ecumenicism enemies evolution ex-gay feasts fertility fun hisotry language politics library literature male-bashing masculinism nationalism organ donation petitions podcast political prisoners prostitution questionnaires safe haven suffering surrogacy technology Surprisingly favourable blogpost at the Washington Post 0 0
  • So, basically, I spent every Saturday for about a year in the NY library researching ghosts, apparitions , synchronicity, paranormal and parapsychology. 0 0
  • Devotion to Mary was based on shrines inherited from the medieval era and the Counter-Reformation, but was fuelled as well by a remarkable series of apparitions that produced some of the most famous religious sites in the modern world. 0 0
  • At one of these the anomaly was attended by a drop in temperature and an apparitional sighting by one of the investigators. 0 0
  • In despair, and in a terror which beat down even pride, he glanced his eye over the rolling and rushing crowd; when, right above them, through the wide chasm which had been left in the velaria, he beheld a strange and awful apparition ; he beheld, and his craft restored his courage! The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. VI (of X)—Great Britain and Ireland IV 0 0
  • A shimmering apparition appears at the dinner table of a dying man. Times, Sunday Times 0 0
  • (BEMPh) effects initiated by the presence of a luminous stimulus are responsible for the following categories of processes • the energic-informational genesis of the helicoidal and dextrogyrate DNA structure, • the photolysis of cellular membranes, • the generation of the organic polymers network, • the formation of reserves of molecular compounds (energy / information traps), • the apparition of the membranous black-holes assuring the cells 'nutrition, • the generation of the electric potential of repose and of action and the Recently Uploaded Slideshows 0 0
  • It may well be believed, that such an apparition could not be witnessed with gravity, and, accordingly a general titter ran through the room, the whist party still contending about odd tricks and honours, being the only persons insensible to the mirth around them -- "Miss Betty, arrah, Miss Betty," said Nicholas with a sigh that converted the subdued laughter of the guests into a perfect burst of mirth. The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer — Volume 1 0 0
  • The entire pier, with a collective gasp, drew back at the apparition . 0 0
  • She was on the opposite side of the fountain, and stood gazing on him with calmness, and with a kind of benignant curiosity: The garden, the kiosk, the falling waters, recalled the past, which flashed over his mind almost at the moment when he beheld the beautiful apparition . Tancred Or, The New Crusade 0 0
  • In the final apparition , the angel appeared holding the Eucharist. 0 0
  • Manescu had the impression the apparition behind the opaque glass wall was drinking from an absurdly shaped vessel. 0 0
  • The full-size hyperreal apparition looms above viewers in a frame big enough to climb into. 0 0

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The cart and buggy businesses to go under after the apparition of the car?It's just change.

And of course with digital, you could have the actual image itself change, and not just the viewing apparition.

We great apes are a strange apparition in the cosmos, capable of glimpsing the absurdity of our own existence.

Like Somerset Maugham she doesnt wait for inspiration she acts in anticipation of its apparition.

Huh, interesting the uptake by Catholics was greatly due to a Marian apparition in the town of Fatima, Portugal.

I think you underestimate the benefit of collaboration, which would hinder the apparition of "sheep-eating sheeps".

The simplistic notion that an apparition appeared before him or in his mind to provide him with these incredible insights does not hold to a scientifically-inclined mind.

As a consequence this lead to the apparition of many game engine/frameworks/libraries just like the last few years have seen an explosion of "generalist" JS frameworks/libraries.

Some sort of advanced display technology causing the apparition provides the exact same explainability, and would require no changes to our understanding of the universe and the laws of physics.

A girl was sitting on a blanket eating something, so I kicked myself high into the air and glided down to first show her that I could warp the laws of physics, then I whispered in her ear that it was just a dream and she was an apparition.

Its apparition will live on in the memories of original users, their profiles as tombstones representing an age — however brief — where three great things: the internet, travel and the human spirit combined to create an enviable community accessible to anyone with an internet connection.

It's all and well theorizing about evolution this genetics that, but if you don't have a mechanism, or even a putative explanation with actual genes involved and the evolutionary pressure behind them, don't expect to be taken seriously bt evolutionary biologists.-The paper makes the assumption that a gap exists between the apparition of language and that of elaborate constructions, as opposed to us just not knowing more about it.

Apparition definitions

a ghostly appearing figure; "we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us"

See also: phantom phantasm phantasma fantasm specter spectre

the appearance of a ghostlike figure; "I was recalled to the present by the apparition of a frightening specter"

something existing in perception only; "a ghostly apparition at midnight"

See also: phantom phantasm phantasma fantasm shadow

an act of appearing or becoming visible unexpectedly; "natives were amazed at the apparition of this white stranger"

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  1. Examples of "Apparition" in a Sentence

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    An apparition is a noun that refers to the appearance or manifestation of something or someone that is not physically present or visible. It is often associated with the supernatural or the paranormal, where it is believed to be a ghostly or spectral phenomenon.

  3. APPARITION Definition & Usage Examples

    1. Apparition, phantasm, phantom are terms for a supernatural appearance. An apparition of a person or thing is an immaterial appearance that seems real, and is generally sudden or startling in its manifestation: an apparition of a headless horseman.

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    1 a : an unusual or unexpected sight : phenomenon strange apparitions in the sky b : a ghostly figure reported seeing ghostly apparitions in the old house 2 : the act of becoming visible : appearance the apparition of sunlight through the window apparitional ˌa-pə-ˈri-sh (ə-)nəl adjective Synonyms bogey bogie bogy familiar spirit ghost

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    séance wight wraith zombie See more results » (Definition of apparition from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press) apparition | American Dictionary apparition noun [ C ] us / ˌæp·əˈrɪʃ·ən / Add to word list something you believe, imagine, or dream you see, esp. the form of a person; ghost

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    noun [ C ] us / ˌæp·əˈrɪʃ·ən / Add to word list something you believe, imagine, or dream you see, esp. the form of a person; ghost (Definition of apparition from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press) Examples of apparition apparition

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    Sentences English Dictionary Thesaurus Grammar Examples of 'apparition' in a sentence Go to the dictionary page of apparition Examples from Collins dictionaries The patient recognized one of the women as the apparition she had seen. Examples from the Collins Corpus

  8. APPARITION definition in American English

    1. a supernatural appearance of a person or thing, esp. a ghost; a specter or phantom; wraith a ghostly apparition at midnight 2. anything that appears, esp. something remarkable or startling the surprising apparition of cowboys in New York City 3. an act of appearing; manifestation

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    Definition of apparition noun in Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary. Meaning, pronunciation, picture, example sentences, grammar, usage notes, synonyms and more.

  10. Apparition: In a Sentence

    Apparition in a Sentence Definition of Apparition a ghostly appearing figure Examples of Apparition in a sentence Casper the Friendly Ghost is a cartoon apparition that even little kids can be comfortable with.

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    2. The legend spoke of a ghostly apparition that haunted the castle at midnight. 3. The apparition appeared as a shimmering figure in the misty forest. 4. Witnesses claimed to have seen a ghostly apparition floating above the graveyard. 5. The paranormal investigators captured an apparition on camera during their investigation. 6.

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    Here are some examples. Sentence Examples It's something he has never seen before in these waters, but as quickly it appeared, the apparition is gone. Another friend said that he saw an apparition of an elderly man carrying a body and it appeared to be headless and armless.

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    Examples of 'apparition' in a sentence | Collins English Sentences Sentences English Dictionary Thesaurus Grammar Examples of 'apparition' in a sentence Go to the dictionary page of apparition Examples from Collins dictionaries The patient recognized one of the women as the apparition she had seen. Examples from the Collins Corpus

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    apparition definition: a ghost. Learn more. A person or experience that teaches you a lesson improves your future behaviour by making you experience the bad effects of your actions.

  15. APPARITION definition and meaning

    1. anything that appears unexpectedly or in an extraordinary way; esp., a strange figure appearing suddenly and thought to be a ghost 2. the act of appearing or becoming visible Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.

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    Literary Context. In literature, the choice between "apparition" and "ghost" might depend on the author's intention. For example, the word "apparition" might be used to describe a fleeting, insubstantial presence, while "ghost" might be used to describe a more tangible, haunting presence. 4. Cultural Context.

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    /ˌæpəˈrɪʃn/ a ghost or an image of a person who is dead Apparitions of a woman in white robes have been reported. Join us Join our community to access the latest language learning and assessment tips from Oxford University Press! See apparition in the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary Check pronunciation: apparition

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    Use "apparition" in a sentence apparition example sentences apparition 1. "How did you get here?" She was too stunned by this apparition to say something rational, her startled instinct had taken over 2. "Then lead me to Ranyart and I'll converse with him," the apparition said 3.

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    Gain access to in-depth definitions, explanations, and examples across various subjects and disciplines. Master complex concepts, enhance your academic performance, and excel in your studies. ... How To Use Apparition In A Sentence. Believing in the authenticity of such apparitions is not even a requirement of Catholic faith. 0 0.

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  21. Apparition used in a sentence, 12 examples

    an act of appearing or becoming visible unexpectedly; "natives were amazed at the apparition of this white stranger"

  22. Examples of "Apparitions" in a Sentence

    1. Evidently, therefore, the narrator believed in the possibility of such apparitions in times of special stress. 0. 1. Advertisement. The grave yard scene showed skeletons jumping out of the graves and all kinds of other frightening apparitions. 0. 1. There are also crisis apparitions that link to a person.

  23. How To Use "Apparitional" In A Sentence: Mastering the Word

    An apparition refers to the appearance of a ghostly or supernatural entity, typically in a visual form, which is perceived by someone. It is often associated with the realm of the paranormal and the inexplicable.