For a few minutes it seemed like old times, a return to the clearer fault-lines of the Cold War.
Feeding the frenzy were the celebrities themselves, who, it seemed, collectively decided to all go bonkers all at the same time.
He was also the lead nuclear negotiator from 2003 to 2005, a period when it seemed a settlement might be reached.
In fact, from the delighted expression on his face, it seemed to set off an interior monologue that you can just about hear.
But speaking to Fox News afrter the vote, McCain seemed to admit the move was, as the White House said, just political posturing.
It seemed that Mary believed her confidence his due, for she told him the fact.
It seemed to Jim that Charlie had had more imagination than he.
But the old buck he seemed to be on the high-speed gear himself.
There it seemed to him that some of his old confidence in life might return to him.
"Just so," rejoined the Italian, with a hardihood that seemed to sit easily upon him.
c.1200, "to appear to be;" c.1300, "to be fitting, be appropriate, be suitable," though the more recent sense in English is the etymological one; from Old Norse soema "to honor; to put up with; to conform to (the world, etc.)," verb derived from adjective soemr "fitting," from Proto-Germanic *somi- (cf. Old English som "agreement, reconciliation," seman "to conciliate," source of Middle English semen "to settle a dispute," literally "to make one;" Old Danish some "to be proper or seemly"), from PIE *som-i-, from root *sem- "one, as one" (see same). Related: Seemed; seeming.