Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties
Division (II) Communication of Ideas
Section II. Modes of Communication

525. Manifestation.

   NOUN:MANIFESTATION, unfoldment, unfolding; plainness &c. adj.; plain speaking; expression; showing &c. v.; exposition, demonstration, séance, materialization; exhibition, production; display, show-down [slang], show, showing off [colloq.]; premonstration [obs.].
  [THING SHOWN] exhibit, exhibition, exposition, show [colloq.], performance.
  INDICATION [See calling attention to]; publicity [See Publication]; disclosure [See Disclosure]; openness (honesty) [See Veracity], (artlessness) [See Artlessness]; épanchement [F.]; saliency, prominence.
   VERB:MAKE or RENDER MANIFEST &c. adj.; materialize; bring -forth, – forward, – to the front, – into view; give notice; express; represent, set forth, evidence, exhibit; show, – up; expose; produce; hold up -, expose- to view; set -, place -, lay- before -one, – one’s eyes; tell to one’s face; trot out [colloq.], put through one’s paces [colloq.], show one’s paces, show off [colloq.]; show forth, unveil, bring to light, display, demonstrate, unroll; lay open; draw out, bring out; bring out in strong relief; call -, bring- into notice; hold up the mirror to; wear one’s heart upon his sleeve; show one’s -face, – colors; manifest oneself; speak out; make no -mystery, – secret- of; unfurl the flag; proclaim (publish) [See Publication].
  indicate (direct attention to) [See Attention]; disclose [See Disclosure]; translate, transcribe, decipher, decode; elicit [See Discovery]
  BE MANIFEST &c. adj.; appear (be visible) [See Visibility]; transpire (be disclosed) [See Disclosure]; speak for itself, stand to reason; stare one in the face, loom large, appear on the horizon, rear its head; give -token, – sign, – indication of; tell its own tale (intelligible) [See Intelligibility]; go without saying, be self-evident.
   ADJECTIVE:MANIFEST, apparent; salient, striking, demonstrative, prominent, in the foreground, notable, pronounced.
  FLAGRANT; notorious (public) [See Publication]; arrant; stark-staring; unshaded, glaring.
  PLAIN, clear, defined, definite, distinct, conspicuous (visible) [See Visibility]; obvious, evident, unmistakable, conclusive, indubitable, not to be mistaken, palpable, self-evident, autoptic or autoptical; intelligible [See Intelligibility]; clear as -day, – daylight, – noonday; plain as -a pikestaff [colloq.], – the sun at noonday, – the nose on one’s face [colloq.], – way to parish church [colloq.].
  ostensible; open, – as day; overt, patent, express, explicit; naked, bare, literal, downright, undisguised, exoteric.
  UNRESERVED; frank, plain-spoken (artless) [See Artlessness].
  BAREFACED, brazen, bold, shameless, daring, flaunting, risqué [F.], loud.
  MANIFESTED &c. v.; disclosed [See Disclosure]; capable of being shown, producible; unconcealable.
   ADVERB:MANIFESTLY, openly &c. adj.; before one’s eyes, under one’s nose [colloq.], under one’s very eyes, to one’s face, face to face, above board, cards on the table, cartes sur table [F.], on the stage, in open court, in the open streets, in plain sight, in the open, at the cross-roads, in the market place, in market overt; in the face of -day, – heaven; in- broad -, open- daylight; without reserve; at first blush, primâ facie [L.], on the face of; in set terms.
  1. Cela saute aux yeux.
  2. He that runs may read.
  3. You can see it with half an eye.
  4. It needs no ghost to tell us.
  5. The meaning lies on the surface.
  6. Cela va sans dire.
  7. Res ipsa loquitur.
  8. Clothing the palpable and familiar.—Coleridge
  9. Fari quæ sentiat.
  10. Volto sciolto i pensieri stretti.