false appearance

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Yes, they draw away all the sap and give a false appearance of prosperity," he muttered, stopping to write, and, feeling that she was looking at him and smiling, he looked round.
It was an immeasurable and composite funk, which from its very excess gave him in the dark a false appearance of calm and thoughtful deliberation.
At Mendoza, on the eastern foot of the Andes, the climate is said to be subject to long calms, and to frequent though false appearances of gathering rain-storms: we may imagine that the wind, which coming from the eastward is thus banked up by the line of mountains, would become stagnant and irregular in its movements.
She could only accept the false appearances that surrounded her in the disguise of truth.
The SECs complaint against Beaufort and Kyriacou alleges that they: opened brokerage accounts for the undercover agent in the names of nominees in order to conceal his identity and his connection to the anticipated trading activity in the accounts suggested that the undercover agent could create the false appearance that HD Views stock was liquid in advance of a pump-and-dump by gam ing the market through matched trades.
Amazing are false appearance, speeches and performances of real life political actors and their vows of making Pakistan an Asian tiger or Islamabad's nuking conquest prospect with Islamization and everyone becoming a Muslim worldwide
Well, experiences in the continent have proven that African dictators can give the false appearance of order and stability while in reality sowing the seeds of present and future destabilisation.
They then allegedly created the false appearance of active trading by making manipulative trades from those accounts to inflate the stock prices.
What we got here is the contrivance of a false appearance of Saudi virtue, while concealing real character and inclinations, especially with respect to the ongoing War on Terror; hence in general sense, dissimulation, pretense, and sham.
In an attack on the media and BBC, he rants: "The corporate controlled (including the BBC) lower middle class, collusive, servile media generate a false appearance of democracy and free speech, in a now spineless population constantly asking, 'am I allowed to say (this and that)?
After years of sporadic depression and anger, I began to chip away at the artificial exterior society helped me build: a false appearance, a false gender identity, a false sense of self.
An unusual spike in obesity among these children in 2003 created the false appearance of a later decline, they concluded, so comparing 2012 to 1999 gave a truer view of the trends.