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Roget category 525

4. Words relating to the intellectual faculties
4.9. Modes of communication

#525. Manifestation


manifestationplainness etc. adj. — plain speakingexpressionshowing etc. v. — exposition, demonstrationexhibition, productiondisplay, showshowing offpremonstration.
exhibit [Thing shown].
indication etc. (calling attention to) 457.
publicity etc. 531disclosure etc. 529openness etc. (honesty) 543, (artlessness) 703panchement.
evidence etc. 467.


make manifest, render manifest etc. adj. — bring forth, bring forward, bring to the front, bring into viewgive noticeexpressrepresent, set forth, exhibitshow, show upexposeproducehold up to view, expose to viewset before one, place before one, lay before one, one's eyestell to one's facetrot out, put through one's paces, bring to light, display, demonstrate, unrolllay opendraw out, bring outbring out in strong reliefcall into notice, bring into noticehold up the mirrorwear one's heart upon his sleeveshow one's face, show one's colors manifest oneselfspeak outmake no mystery, make no secret ofunfurl the flagproclaim etc. (publish) 531.
indicate etc. (direct attention to) 457disclose etc. 529elicit etc. 480.1. be manifest etc. adj. — appear etc. (be visible) 446transpire etc. (be disclosed) 529speak for itself, stand to reasonstare one in the face, rear its headgive token, give sign, give indication oftell its own tale etc. (intelligible) 518.


manifest, apparentsalient, striking, demonstrative, prominent, in the foreground, notable, pronounced.
flagrantnotorious etc. (public) 531arrantstark staringunshaded, glaring.
defined, definite.
distinct, conspicuous etc. (visible) 446obvious, evident, unmistakable, indubitable, not to be mistaken, palpable, self-evident, autopticalintelligible etc. 518.
plain, clear, clear as day, clear as daylight, clear as noondayplain as a pike staff, plain as the sun at noon-day, plain as the nose on one's face, plain as the way to parish church.
explicit, overt, patent, expressostensibleopen, open as daynaked, bare, literal, downright, undisguised, exoteric.
unreserved, frank, plain-spoken etc. (artless) 703candid (veracious) 543barefaced.
manifested etc. v. — disclosed etc. 529capable of being shown, producibleinconcealable, unconcealableno secret.


manifestly, openly etc. adj. — before one's eyes, under one's nose, to one's face, face to face, above board, cartes sur table, on the stage, in open court, in the open streetsin market overtin the face of day, face of heavenin broad daylight, in open daylightwithout reserveat first blush, prima facie [Lat.], on the face of in set terms.


cela saute aux yeux [Fr.]he that runs may readyou can see it with half an eyeit needs no ghost to tell us [Hamlet]; the meaning lies on the surfacecela va sans dire [Fr.]res ipsa loquitur [Lat.]clothing the palpable and familiar" [Coleridge]; fari quae sentiat [Lat.]volto sciolto i pensieri stretti [It]you don't need a weatherman to know which way the you don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows" [Bob Dylan].

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