The answer was as obvious as it was embarrassing.
The night air was chilly on her bare arms and she shivered involuntarily, annoyed at herself because it looked like an obvious ploy.
While Molly was her usual quiet self, and perhaps a little nervous, it was obvious she was excited.
And probably still more perturbed by the fact that he had uttered this obvious falsehood, and that Balashev still stood silently before him in the same attitude of submission to fate, Napoleon abruptly turned round, drew close to Balashev's face, and, gesticulating rapidly and energetically with his white hands, almost shouted:
It was obvious that he didn't want to talk about his natural father.
He turned and leaned back against the counter, surveying her with obvious distaste.
It was too dark to see his expression, but it was obvious he was watching her.
She hesitated, intimidated by his obvious displeasure.
We adults passed banalities back and forth while Howie opened wine, of an obvious expensive vintage us Gustefsons only admired.
His attitude toward her did an about face so obvious that even Jonathan noticed.
Betsy and I had both jumped to too obvious a conclusion.
Standing there gazing up at him, it was obvious that he knew it too.
But all he said was so prettily sedate, and the naivete of his youthful egotism was so obvious, that he disarmed his hearers.
Sooner or later it would become obvious to Cade himself.
Common sense tells us the obvious is usually where the truth rests and the obvious is either Fitzgerald or someone in the Dawkins family.
Though there was no advantage in sending Friant's division instead of Claparede's, and even an obvious inconvenience and delay in stopping Claparede and sending Friant now, the order was carried out exactly.
To her imaginative and inexperienced mind, it was obvious that he was doing their homework.
His remark about how she looked in the swimsuit made it obvious that he saw her as something more than a baby sitter or maid.
Mr. Rinehart regarded them both with obvious confusion.
Her intent was obvious, but Cynthia decided to play dumb.
Were her feelings for Cade so obvious that he had detected them?
But as time progressed, his obvious reluctance to propose marriage presented a far more difficult problem.
It was obvious no one was aware of me; I wasn't there to any of them.
Her stammering made it obvious she'd taken at least some of the calls.
It was obvious she remembered the scene.
At first she though exhaustion might be the cause, but when he started working longer hours, it was obvious that wasn't the case.
As she approached the barn, it was obvious that the door had been torn off its hinges.
(Yes, I know that statement should earn the "Screamingly Obvious Statement of the Year Award," but bear with me.)
What the result must be was quite obvious, and yet Napoleon offered and Kutuzov accepted that battle.
"And have you brought little Nicholas?" he asked in the same slow, quiet manner and with an obvious effort to remember.
As often happens when someone we have trusted is no longer before our eyes, it suddenly seemed quite clear and obvious to him that the sergeant was an impostor, that he had lied, and that the whole Russian attack would be ruined by the absence of those two regiments, which he would lead away heaven only knew where.
One of the most obvious and advantageous departures from the so-called laws of war is the action of scattered groups against men pressed together in a mass.
The higher the human intellect rises in the discovery of these purposes, the more obvious it becomes, that the ultimate purpose is beyond our comprehension.
The state of the count's affairs became quite obvious a month after his death, surprising everyone by the immense total of small debts the existence of which no one had suspected.
The establishment of this simple and obvious law should be enough.
Langeron's objections were valid but it was obvious that their chief aim was to show General Weyrother--who had read his dispositions with as much self-confidence as if he were addressing school children--that he had to do, not with fools, but with men who could teach him something in military matters.
He did not even remember how formerly, on the strength of similar wretched logical arguments, it had seemed obvious that he would be degrading himself if he now, after the lessons he had had in life, allowed himself to believe in the possibility of being useful and in the possibility of happiness or love.
As she entered the kitchen, it was obvious he had made coffee and eaten a bowl of dry cereal.