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first appearance

noun appearance, debut, initial, gambit, opening
See also: nascency, onset
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Nonetheless, God first appears to Joan as a hunky teenage guy, and follows that role with others, including a cafeteria lady, TV newscaster, public-works employee and playground-bound little girl.
He first appears at the pub where Cassie plays in a band with her friends and then is close by as Cassie and Anne get to the farm and the hospital.
What first appears to be a kitsch or an everyday object gains new meaning through its combination with other objects.
Type 1, the more common, first appears among people in their late 20s or older and is heavily influenced by environmental factors.

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