seem (v.) Old form(s): Seemde , seemes
have the look [of], give the appearance [of]
H8 V.i.86[stage direction] Lovell seems to stay
Mac I.ii.48[Lennox to Malcolm, of Ross] What a haste looks through his eyes! / So should he look that seems to speak things strange
Per I.ii.78[Pericles to Helicanus, of Antiochus's incest] the sinful father / Seemed not to strike, but smooth
Per IV.iv.7[Gower alone] in each several clime / Where our scene seems to live
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