evince

The verb evince means to show or express clearly or to make plain. Evidence can evince the innocence of the accused, and tears can evince the grief of mourning.

Evince is a rather formal word that reveals the presence of something hidden — usually a feeling. So, if you are happy, your smile might evince your happiness. And if you are angry, the skull and crossbones on your tee shirt might evince your anger. Evincing is about expressing. If you are keeping your feelings inside, there's not a lot of evincing going on.

Definitions of evince
  1. verb
    give expression to
    synonyms: express, show
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    sneer
    express through a scornful smile
    connote, imply
    express or state indirectly
    burst out
    give sudden release to an expression
    evoke, paint a picture, suggest
    call to mind
    imply
    suggest as a logically necessary consequence; in logic
    give
    manifest or show
    exude
    make apparent by one's mood or behavior
    give vent, vent, ventilate
    give expression or utterance to
    articulate, formulate, give voice, phrase, word
    put into words or an expression
    accent, accentuate, emphasise, emphasize, punctuate, stress
    stress; single out as important
    menace
    express a threat either by an utterance or a gesture
    beam
    express with a beaming face or smile
    smile
    express with a smile
    background, downplay, play down
    understate the importance or quality of
    bring out, set off
    direct attention to, as if by means of contrast
    presuppose, suppose
    require as a necessary antecedent or precondition
    ask
    direct or put; seek an answer to
    re-emphasise, re-emphasize
    emphasize anew
    bear down
    pay special attention to
    rip out
    burst out with a violent or profane utterance
    intimate, suggest
    imply as a possibility
    connote, predicate
    involve as a necessary condition of consequence; as in logic
    lexicalise, lexicalize
    make or coin into a word or accept a new word into the lexicon of a language
    dogmatise, dogmatize
    state as a dogma
    formularise, formularize
    express as a formula
    cast, couch, frame, put, redact
    formulate in a particular style or language
    topicalize
    emphasize by putting heavy stress on or by moving to the front of the sentence
    point up
    emphasize, especially by identification
    drive home, press home, ram home
    make clear by special emphasis and try to convince somebody of something
    emphasise, emphasize, underline, underscore
    give extra weight to (a communication)
    reek, smack, smell
    have an element suggestive (of something)
    imply, incriminate, inculpate
    suggest that someone is guilty
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    convey
    make known; pass on, of information
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