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{adj: assassinated} murdered by surprise attack for political reasons
"the 20th century has seen too many assassinated leaders"

{adj: certain, sure} having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured
"felt certain of success"
"was sure (or certain) she had seen it"
"was very sure in his beliefs"
"sure of her friends"
<-> uncertain, unsure

{adj: composed} made up of individual elements
"if perception is seen as composed of isolated sense data..."

{adj: dumbfounded, dumfounded, flabbergasted, stupefied, thunderstruck, dumbstruck, dumbstricken} as if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise
"a circle of policement stood dumbfounded by her denial of having seen the accident"
"the flabbergasted aldermen were speechless"
"was thunderstruck by the news of his promotion"

{adj: envisioned, pictured, visualized, visualised} seen in the mind as a mental image
"the glory of his envisioned future"
"the snow-covered Alps pictured in her imagination"
"the visualized scene lacked the ugly details of real life"

{adj: in evidence} clearly to be seen
"they were much in evidence during the fighting"
"she made certain that her engagement ring was in evidence"

{adj: lurid} shining with an unnatural red glow as of fire seen through smoke
"a lurid sunset"
"lurid flames"

{adj: representational} (used especially of art) depicting objects, figures,or scenes as seen
"representational art"
"representational images"
<-> nonrepresentational


{adv: actually} as a sentence modifier to add slight emphasis
"actually, we all help clear up after a meal"
"actually, I haven't seen the film"
"I'm not all that surprised actually"
"she hasn't proved to be too satisfactory, actually"

{adv: at first blush, when first seen} as a first impression
"at first blush the offer seemed attractive"

{adv: gamely} in a plucky manner
"he was seen by a shepherd, gamely negotiating a particularly tricky section of the mountain road to San Doloroso"


{adv: microscopically} by using a microscope; so as to be visible only with a microscope; as seen with a microscope
"the blood was examined microscopically"
"the seeds were microscopically small"


{adv: transparently} so as to be easily understood or seen through
"his transparently lucid prose"
"his transparently deceitful behavior"

{n: Arkansas kingbird, western kingbird} a kingbird seen in western United States; head and back are pale grey and the breast is yellowish and the tail is black

{n: Milky Way, Milky Way Galaxy, Milky Way System} the galaxy containing the solar system; consists of millions of stars that can be seen as a diffuse band of light stretching across the night sky

{n: billion, one million million, 1000000000000} the number that is represented as a one followed by 12 zeros; in the United Kingdom the usage followed in the United States is frequently seen

{n: constellation} a configuration of stars as seen from the earth

{n: diplopia, double vision} visual impairment in which an object is seen as two objects
"diplopia often disappears when one eye is covered"

{n: downstage} the front half of the stage (as seen from the audience)

{n: fogbank} a large mass of fog on the sea (as seen from a distance)

{n: hydromancy} divination by water (as by patterns seen in the ebb and flow of the tides)

{n: jeweler's glass} an optical instrument used by jewelers; has one or more lenses and is used to view features not readily seen

{n: month of Sundays} a time perceived as long
"I hadn't seen him in a month of Sundays"

{n: nature} a causal agent creating and controlling things in the universe
"the laws of nature"
"nature has seen to it that men are stronger than women"

{n: nothing, nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, naught, zero, zilch, zip, zippo} a quantity of no importance
"it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"
"reduced to nil all the work we had done"
"we racked up a pathetic goose egg"
"it was all for naught"
"I didn't hear zilch about it"

{n: offing} the part of the sea that can be seen from the shore and is beyond the anchoring area
"there was a ship in the offing"

{n: parallax} the apparent displacement of an object as seen from two different points that are not on a line with the object

{n: part, parting} a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions
"his part was right in the middle"

{n: sight} anything that is seen
"he was a familiar sight on the television"
"they went to Paris to see the sights"

{n: sprites, red sprites} atmospheric electricity (lasting 10 msec) appearing as globular flashes of red (pink to blood-red) light rising to heights of 60 miles (sometimes seen together with elves)

{n: total eclipse} an eclipse as seen from a place where the eclipsed body is completely obscured

{n: veteran, veteran soldier} a serviceman who has seen considerable active service
"the veterans laughed at the new recruits"

{n: virtual image} a reflected optical image (as seen in a plane mirror)

{v: radiate} cause to be seen by emitting light as if in rays
"The sun is radiating"


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