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Word of the Month ~ evince July 8, 2009

Filed under: Palabra del Mes — profesoraingles @ 7:35 am
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evince |iˈvins| verb [ trans. ] formal reveal the presence of (a quality or feeling) : his letters evince the excitement he felt at undertaking this journey. • be evidence of; indicate : man’s inhumanity to man as evinced in the use of torture. ORIGIN late 16th cent.(in the sense [prove by argument or evidence] ): from Latin evincere ‘overcome, defeat’ (see evict ).

Thesaurus evince verb formal his letters evince the excitement he felt reveal, show, make plain, manifest, indicate, display, exhibit, demonstrate, evidence, attest to; convey, communicate, proclaim, bespeak; informal ooze. antonym conceal.

 

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