The latest slip: appearing on a radio show, she said that Americans are worried about “the rise of the Soviet Union.”
During the campaign, Palin was faulted for appearing not to read many periodicals.
Romney is walking a “fine line” in not appearing to root for bad economic news, says Todd.
late 13c., "to come into view," from stem of Old French aparoir (12c., Modern French apparoir) "appear, come to light, come forth," from Latin apparere "to appear, come in sight, make an appearance," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + parere "to come forth, be visible," from PIE root *per- "to bring forth" (see pare). Of persons, "present oneself," late 14c. Meaning "seem, have a certain appearance" is late 14c. Related: Appeared; appearing.