He talked about manifesting energy into the universe, sounding a lot like The Secret.
Her body became a mutating “canvas,” manifesting reactions such as hives, rashes, swelling, and stomach pains.
But the political turmoil is manifesting itself in ugly, hate-filled violence.
Try an experiment: Envision your life unfolding as in a lucid dream; that is to say, manifesting according to your desires.
But he is almost untouched by the new spirit that was manifesting itself in Giottos panels and frescoes.
The younger members outdid the elder in manifesting their belief.
Rappings immediately commenced, manifesting the presence of the representatives of the Spirit-country.
The canon bowed and smiled, manifesting his pleased acquiescence.
"Rosbif," said the waiter genially, manifesting himself suddenly beside them as if he had popped up out of a trap.
I believe that only once in his life was he betrayed into manifesting a strong emotion.
late 14c., "clearly revealed," from Old French manifest "evident, palpable," (12c.), or directly from Latin manifestus "plainly apprehensible, clear, apparent, evident;" of offenses, "proved by direct evidence;" of offenders, "caught in the act," probably from manus "hand" (see manual) + -festus "struck" (cf. second element of infest).
Other nations have tried to check ... the fulfillment of our manifest destiny to overspread the Continent allotted by Providence for the free development of our yearly multiplying millions. [John O'Sullivan (1813-1895), "U.S. Magazine & Democratic Review," July 1845]The phrase apparently is O'Sullivan's coinage; the notion is as old as the republic.
late 14c., "to spread" (one's fame), "to show plainly," from manifest (adj.) or else from Latin manifestare "to discover, disclose, betray" (see manifest (adj.)). Meaning "to display by actions" is from 1560s; reflective sense, of diseases, etc., "to reveal as in operation" is from 1808. Related: Manifested; manifesting.