Now is time to put even impossible dreams into works, sacrificing extras if need be to make them manifest.
And, of course, Kinney shares her love of singing with Beth—a characteristic she tries to manifest visually, too.
The OES syndrome does not manifest itself like Margaret Dumont playing society lady to Groucho Marx.
As Eyman puts it, generations of Americans saw Wayne as the embodiment of “a sort of race memory of manifest destiny.”
At what point is manifest Destiny fulfilled—and what are we supposed to do with ourselves then?
manifest my innocence; and if it be gold, thou shalt have thy desire.
He was besides too proud to manifest his interest in the special contents of this letter.
Preparation for our rapid dispatch is manifest and complete.
Though he strove to put confidence into his words, his painful doubt was manifest.
He was fearless, energetic, self-reliant; and it was manifest that he was endowed with mental powers of much native strength.
late 14c., "clearly revealed," from Old French manifest "evident, palpable," (12c.), or directly from Latin manifestus "plainly apprehensible, clear, apparent, evident;" of offenses, "proved by direct evidence;" of offenders, "caught in the act," probably from manus "hand" (see manual) + -festus "struck" (cf. second element of infest).
Other nations have tried to check ... the fulfillment of our manifest destiny to overspread the Continent allotted by Providence for the free development of our yearly multiplying millions. [John O'Sullivan (1813-1895), "U.S. Magazine & Democratic Review," July 1845]The phrase apparently is O'Sullivan's coinage; the notion is as old as the republic.
late 14c., "to spread" (one's fame), "to show plainly," from manifest (adj.) or else from Latin manifestare "to discover, disclose, betray" (see manifest (adj.)). Meaning "to display by actions" is from 1560s; reflective sense, of diseases, etc., "to reveal as in operation" is from 1808. Related: Manifested; manifesting.