Word of the Day: EVINCE

The word for today is: EVINCE

MEANING:

  • To constitute outward evidence.
  • To reveal or display.

EXAMPLE:

  • They have never evinced any readiness or ability to negotiate.
  • The teenager caught shoplifting seemed to evince no remorse.
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SYNONYMS:

  • Convince, reveal, show, express.
  • Make clear, make plain, make obvious, make manifest.
  • Indicate, display, exhibit, demonstrate.
  • Attest to, testify to, bear witness to.

ANTONYMS:

  • Conceal, hide, keep hidden.
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HISTORY:

  • The word evince originated from a Latin word “evincere” which means “To vanquish” or “Win a point”.
  • The word “Vincere” also means “To conquer”.
  • The first known usage of this word is in the year “1604”.
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