(1) Intention is not capable of positive proof, and, accordingly, it is inferred from the overt acts.(2) It's not an act of overt hostility like copy-control, but it's still a bit of a con.(3) Surely it can't have been a conspiracy because it was completely open and overt ?(4) Clinical examination of the wisdom teeth and the x-ray did not show any overt pathology.(5) The only exclusion criterion was overt signs of vitamin A deficiency, which was not present in any child.(6) That he avoided overt references to modernity was something the public, shy of change, appreciated.(7) Aside from trade sanctions and other non-military acts has been this overt invasion of sovereignty.(8) When people are fearful they look to any overt power to act for them but we must remember that we can act for ourselves.(9) There was no overt political message because there was no apparent legal validation.(10) The End Room was the scene of my most overt act of schoolday rebellion, when I threw a chair at the teacher.(11) The question still remained whether treating pressure in overt disease prevents progression.(12) We believe that a more rational approach requires the reorganisation or overt restriction of services.(13) It is Archie's first overt act of rebellion against his father, and as such a threshold event in his life.(14) Sometimes a stab is an overt piece of aggression visible for all to see, but there are more subtle ways of achieving the same aims.(15) Any overt public criticism or disparaging remarks can result in a loss of face and cause extreme embarrassment.(16) The submission of the individual to the authority of the group and its representatives is also an overt element.