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Matt appears unaffected by all the media attention.
No one appeared to notice me.
It appears that she's changed her mind.
There appears to be very little we can do about the problem.
The building appears to have been used as a place of worship.
Gibbs was shot in what appears to be a gangland killing.
Cracks began to appear in the ceiling.
One day a stranger appeared on my doorstep.
Yet another boy band has appeared on the music scene.
This is the British English definition of appear. View American English definition of appear.
getting smaller, weaker, or less important
… to reveal a small part of your intentions in order to attract support, without actually committing yourself to doing anythingadd a word
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