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You can create the same bursting-with-blooms appearance by arranging potted plants on a deck or rooftop.
The problem seems to be one of appearance.
Their differences extend to their appearances, too.
Conversation inevitably veers toward my appearance.
The white eyelids contrast with their dark gray fur and create a striking appearance.
The taste and appearance of food depend on the quality of the raw materials ― which are always better in season.
For his Thursday appearance fans arrived outside the mall the night before to get a ticket.
This "eggcrate" appearance was gradually formed over time as rainfall eroded the limestone.
It has sold 55 million copies since its first appearance in 1898.
But in spite of its refined appearance, the garden has a practical side too: it's wheelchair accessible.
To ensure their own survival, parasites alter the appearance and behavior of their hosts in the creepiest ways.
His appearance cast a spell of its own: pale, even features, dramatic cheekbones and an unruly mane of reddish-gold hair.
Happier still, after volunteers ate the wings they reported no difference in appearance or taste of the bamboo-enhanced recipe.
So basing judgment of species on even dramatic differences in appearance doesn't work.
Harry had a bookish appearance but excelled at tennis, football, gymnastics and other sports.
Traditional butchers put a lot of care into the appearance of their sausages.
And finally pantyhose give a sophisticated, polished, finished or professional appearance.
If you press citation of your own work, you give the appearance of self-promotion.
No one really wants them, only the appearance of them.
The first signs of divergence between appearance and reality may emerge at the interview.
Check for consistency in the appearance of your overheads and slides.
We were looking at teak and liked the appearance of the engineered better.
How spectators would respond to her first public appearance since she left admissions, she could only guess.
Spectacle refers to an event that is memorable for the appearance it creates.
In getting to know one another before meeting face to face, people can weigh appearance against other appealing traits.
Its blue-gray eyes, unique among raptors, add to its striking appearance.
And yet they are almost indistinguishable based on external appearance.
They may be nearly circular or so elongated that they take on a cigarlike appearance.
The appearance of drought is a result of so many factors that are interacting.
Males sport large horns, which give them an unusual and impressive appearance.
Warthogs are members of the same family as domestic pigs, but present a much different appearance.
Some aspects of the king's appearance, however, are destined to remain mysterious.
Their curved mouths give the appearance of a friendly, permanent smile, and they can be trained to perform complex tricks.
It also refers to the moon's particularly bright appearance and early rise, which lets farmers continue harvesting into the night.
Our clothes were in rags, our appearance unkempt and forbidding.
Some academics would go further, calling the appearance of many food deserts nothing but a mirage-and not the real problem.
The other half were given a spray identical in appearance but lacking active ingredients.
They also need to be less impressed by the appearance of stability.
His appearance there could raise the spectre of north-south divisions and the continuation of violence.
But the appearance of a pastoral idyll conceals a poverty trap.
Or it may be that the party sees the appearance of political debate as a useful way of fending off pressure for real change.
It's status and appearance have been enhanced immensely.
His success was in large part due to his youthful appearance.
And despite the appearance of political calm, these are brittle regimes.
The clearest sign of this shift is the appearance of online paywalls.
No matter how you turn a tennis ball, it does not alter the ball's appearance.
Now research reveals that there's a link between a neighborhood's appearance and the perception of safety.
Immature bed bugs have a similar appearance to adults, with the smallest being the size of the head of a pin.
The chemical compounds were no doubt used initially based on appearance.
Tests showed that the resultant semi-synthetic strains had apparently normal growth rates, colony appearance and gene expression.
Because the appearance of molecules that maintain our fluid balance coincide with the evolution of multicellular life.
In the future stars will gradually shift their appearance as their composition changes.
No, because each piece of malware can be different, and it can keep changing its appearance.
We don't drift into the appearance of our proper gender so easily.
Myths about animals are based on appearance rather than reality.
It is also noteworthy that bones, though solid in appearance, have a spongelike structure.
The study gives all the appearance of science, but the political agenda behind it is all too apparent.
The field in the foreground has a wild uncultivated appearance as if it had been allowed to remain fallow the preceding summer.
In external appearance the non-medullated nerve fibers are semitransparent and gray or yellowish gray.
It is generally flexuous, and constricted at intervals so as to present a varicose appearance.
Before the appearance of the book the student had been left to stumble as he could toward his bibliography.
The appearance of the books that were produced was mean.
The cells are granular in appearance, and each possesses a clear oval nucleus.
After the sixth month the air-sacs begin to make their appearance on the infundibula in the form of minute pouches.
The maxillary sinus presents the appearance of a furrow on the lateral wall of the nose.
Efforts to prevent corruption have produced the appearance of corruption.
When she recognized me, she could hardly hide her surprise at my shabby appearance.
It isn't familiar, therefore it has the appearance of being complicated.
The atmospheric changes discussed in the article could theoretically alter the appearance of a sunset in some subtle way.
Now this morning's dream makes an appearance: packed lecture hall where students overflow to aisles and floor.
The two people inside the convertible-the combination of the two of them together-had the appearance of an illusion.
Elsewhere, the appearance of the old in the new is easier to spot.
He gives you illusion that has the appearance of truth.
Throughout the movie, the filmmakers capture tiny changes in mood and physical appearance, and the grand effects are startling.
Even a well-meaning stranger, misjudging age or appearance, can step on mines.
These groups are often admixed in ancestry, and exhibit a continuum of appearance.
Yet that humble and nondescript appearance is highly deceptive.
For one thing, there are the avoidable problems of not doing enough to prepare for the inevitable appearance of disaster.
They were small, appeared fuzzy, and left behind a misty appearance.
So a lot of additional variables are required to explain its macroscopic appearance when it is furthest away from equilibrium.
They are often chaotic in appearance, with neither a nuclear bulge nor any trace of spiral arm structure.
He belittled him at every opportunity, even made fun of his physical appearance.
The appearance was to be in the judge's office, on the building's upper floor, around the stairwell from the makeshift courtroom.
In the week ahead, people may mistakenly think that your relaxed appearance means you aren't alert.
Locally-reared meat and fish make the occasional appearance in a predominantly vegetarian menu.
No other explanation will suffice for the appearance of these two new comedy- fantasy thrillers.

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