The government used Simmons to authenticate 11 overt acts in the racketeering indictment of Welch and his deputy.
They hold power and injure all who come into their view, not with overt malice, but adolescent ignorance.
The gun guy was gone, but the gun issue wasn't the overt focus.
And yet the subtle and overt use, the constant and consistence presence of sex, is hotter to me than some XXX-rated flicks.
Not long ago, the American right resisted the kind of overt Islamophobia that animates reactionary parties in Europe.
This overt act was just what was desired by the wily Puritans.
She seemed in nowise embarrassed by these overt endearments.
That difficulty does not exist here, for the overt act is part of the offence, and must be proved as laid in the indictment.
On the other hand, the best results may take years for overt appearance.
So in overt action we acquiesce, and build up an imaginary world in, mind.
early 14c., "open to view," from Old French overt (Modern French ouvert), past participle of ovrir "to open," from Latin aperire "to open, uncover," from PIE *ap-wer-yo- from *ap- "off, away" + base *wer- "to cover" (see weir). Cf. Latin operire "to cover," from the same root with PIE prefix *op- "over;" and Lithuanian atveriu "open," uzveriu "shut."