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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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Words popularity by usage frequency

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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. 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.

  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. Bennie Thompson:

    Mike Pence life was at risk, there were people who had gallows erected on the lawn of the Capitol ostensibly to hang the vice president. There were people on them threatening the life of the vice president. The vice president could not leave the Capitol of the United States because of the riot. He was sequestered in an area in the Capitol. So his life was in danger.

  4. 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.

  5. New York:

    Joe Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan has been a 'disastrous' and 'humiliating' 'fiasco,' in the words of the mainstream media’s ostensibly objective foreign-policy journalists, yet this political fiasco is not a development that the media covered so much as one that it created.

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