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  1. ostensiblyadverb

    seemingly, apparently, on the surface

    Synonyms:
    at first blush, ostensively, apparently, seemingly, arguably

Princeton's WordNet

  1. apparently, seemingly, ostensibly, on the face of itadverb

    from appearances alone

    "irrigation often produces bumper crops from apparently desert land"; "the child is seemingly healthy but the doctor is concerned"; "had been ostensibly frank as to his purpose while really concealing it"-Thomas Hardy; "on the face of it the problem seems minor"

    Synonyms:
    plain, manifestly, plainly, patently, seemingly, evidently, on the face of it, obviously, apparently

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#3226plain
#4395apparently
#4417obviously
#12018seemingly
#13285allegedly
#14095supposedly
#17985evidently
#18288arguably
#22432plainly
#34143ostensibly
#39384blatantly
#44224patently
#46517conspicuously
#50574purportedly
#50596manifestly
#185027ostentatiously

How to use ostensibly in a sentence?

  1. Devin Nunes:

    They are citing spurious national security concerns to evade congressional oversight while leaking information to The Washington Post ostensibly about classified meetings, congress has a right and a duty to get this information and we will succeed in getting this information, regardless of whatever fantastic stories the DOJ and FBI spin to The Washington Post.

  2. Paul Dergarabedian:

    It’s a delayed start to a summer that’s been a long time coming. To have late June be ostensibly the start of summer is unusual, but better late than never, a big Fourth of July weekend is coming up, with virtually every genre represented, and a week later we have 'Black Widow,' so we’re on the road to recovery.

  3. Sean Westwood:

    Democrats used to be the party of the working class, but today they are instead seen as a party defined by ostensibly legalizing property crime, crippling the police, and injecting social justice into math classes.

  4. Charles Lane:

    It is surreal, it truly is, but… almost every other, ostensibly negative thing has somehow worked in Trump's favor, so I wouldn't be surprised if this proves to be another one.

  5. John Githongo:

    It is so completely normal to be shaken down ... that he didn't even bother to check up before sending the money, for that to happen, especially right now when we are ostensibly in the middle of an anti-corruption campaign, shows that much of it is window dressing.


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