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Thursday, September 06, 2007

Definitions for evince

  1. To show in a clear manner; to manifest; to make evident; to bring to light.

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Citations for evince
The study showed that girls were better prepared for class, had better attendance records, and evinced more positive academic behavior overall. Christina Hoff Sommers, The War Against Boys
Though his earliest tales are little more than quick, offhand sketches seasoned with slapstick humor, his mature stories evince the psychological complexity and atmospheric detail that distinguish his best-known plays. , New York Times
Origin of evince
1600-1610
Evince is from Latin evincere, "to conquer entirely, to prevail over, to prove irresistibly," from e- (here used intensively) + vincere, "to conquer."