Sentence Examples


  • The new guest smiled in return but gave no overt sign of knowing the woman.
  • He buried the necklace again, satisfied the Others would have no overt reason to grab her.
  • Here was committed the first overt act of the mutiny, on the 25th of February 1857.
  • In December 1774, as a militia captain he assisted in the capture of Fort William and Mary at New Castle, New Hampshire, one of the first overt acts of the American colonists against the property of the crown.
  • 9 and an anti-social character assigned to the former on the ground that it subserves the sinister interests of individuals, the overt and as it were congregational nature of the praying comes to be insisted on as a guarantee that no magic is being employed (cf.

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