Abbas displayed total impotence during the conflict; more, he was pushed completely to the side.
The thing will have to be displayed prominently for several weeks until “the cleaning lady broke it.”
Adult is a magazine not meant to be displayed, she explains.
Due to its nude content, the painting will only be displayed in an underground exhibition that Maher is organizing.
Not once in their three previous fights had Marquez displayed anything like that kind of punching power.
He is not reassured till Virgil has displayed his commission.
They went first to a Doctor Mead, who displayed his shingle in a quiet street.
She displayed no lack of courage, but a total lack of training and knowledge of how to fight.
The impulsiveness of her nature was displayed by her manner in accepting this favor.
There was a murmur of applause as the bearers set down the stretcher and displayed a goodly cask.
late 13c., "unfurl" (a banner, etc.), from Old French desploiir (Modern French déployer) "unfold, unfasten, spread out" (of knots, sealed letters, etc.), from Latin displicare "to scatter," from dis- "un-, apart" (see dis-) + plicare "to fold" (see ply (v.1)).
Properly of sails or flags (and unconnected to play); meaning "reveal, exhibit" is late 14c. Related: Displayed; displaying.
1580s, "description," from display (v.). Meaning "exhibition" is from 1680s.