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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
The Trump women evince a dazed blankness and anonymity that in turn cast doubt on the reality of everything around them.
The city’s hipsters learned his name during his years at farm-to-table O.G. Lula Café, then followed him to Nightwood in Pilsen, where his always-changing menu evinced a brain overflowing with ideas.
Trump has gotten away with it because his party has evinced zero interest in restraining him.
His memorable Twitter handle — @IronStache — evinces a savviness for social media.
With Okja and Shamed, Ronson is evincing a studied ambivalence for technology that enables the human capacity for cruelty.
Since the election, businesses and consumers have evinced confidence that the new administration would bolster the economy with less regulation, lower taxes and spending on infrastructure.
The small army of Trump surrogates dispatched to defend the president evinced no such compunction.
Neither man evinces the slightest clue about how to fight it.
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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."
Synonymsbespeak, betray, communicate, declare, demonstrate, display, show, expose, give away, manifest, reveal
Related Wordsbare, disclose, unbosom, uncloak, uncover; advertise, air, announce, blaze, broadcast, placard, proclaim, publicize, sound, trumpet; project
Near Antonymsbelie, misrepresent; distort, falsify, garble, twist; camouflage, disguise; gild, gloss (over), varnish, whitewash; conceal, counterfeit, cover, hide, mask, obscure, occlude, veil
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
EVINCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of evince for English Language Learners
: to show (something) clearly
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