by all appearances


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by all appearances

According to the way things appear or how one sees things; as is apparent to observation. By all appearances, Daren seemed a very happy, outgoing fellow, so his outburst took many people by surprise. The giant corporation was by all appearances doing quite well, but just last week it filed for bankruptcy.
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by all appearances

apparently; according to what one sees or how things seem. She is, by all appearances, ready to resume work. By all appearances, we ought to be approaching the airport.
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