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Examples of evince in a Sentence
She evinced an interest in art at an early age.
the teenager caught shoplifting seemed to evince no remorse
Recent Examples of evince from the Web
In addition to its good looks and roominess, the T5’s interior evinced a concerted effort to maximize storage space and minimize clutter.
This now-common fait accompli, where judges demand access to internal deliberative documents, and when rebuffed rule against the president anyway, evinces the feeling of a show trial.
The Republicans, including the president, have evinced no objection to that and the Republicans on the Intelligence Committee have voted for it.
Her poetry, which was published in a national collection of students’ work, evinced her pain.
After evincing little enthusiasm for returning to health care this year, Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell quickly changed his tune, and some lawmakers are eager for another crack at killing Obamacare altogether.
Simon excels at evincing not just the creative criminality of the game but also the humanity of its players.
Much of the content on the account was apolitical, evincing positive portrayals of Islam and Muslims and debunking some of the very Islamophobic myths Russia was simultaneously deploying through other accounts.
Before Trump, one would assume that candidate who had blamed America for bringing 9/11 on itself – or repeatedly evinced contempt for the rule of law – would be dogged by such things throughout their campaigns.
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Did You Know?
Let us conquer any uncertainty you may have about the history of "evince." It derives from Latin evincere, meaning "to vanquish" or "to win a point," and can be further traced to "vincere," Latin for to conquer. In the early 1600s, "evince" was sometimes used in the senses "to subdue" or "to convict of error," meanings evincing the influence of its Latin ancestors. It was also sometimes used as a synonym of its cousin "convince," but that sense is now obsolete. One early meaning, "to constitute evidence of," has hung on, however, and in the 1800s it was joined by another sense, "to reveal."
Synonym Discussion of evince
- careful not to show his true feelings
- manifested musical ability at an early age
- a commitment evidenced by years of loyal service
- evinced not the slightest fear
- demonstrated their approval by loud applause
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