Ostensibly

Definition of Ostensibly

Os`ten´si`bly   Pronunciation: ǒs`tĕn´sĭ`blŷ
adv.1.In an ostensible manner; avowedly; professedly; apparently.
Ostensibly, we were intended to prevent filibustering into Texas, but really as a menace to Mexico.
- U. S. Grant.

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allegedly, apparently, arrantly, artificially, as a cover, as a pretext, as an excuse, as it seems, at first sight, avowedly, blatantly, boldly, clearly, conspicuously, demonstrably, erroneously, evidently, externally, factitiously, falsely, flagrantly, for public consumption, for the record, glaringly, in name only, manifestly, markedly, nominally, notably, noticeably, notoriously, obtrusively, obviously, on the surface, ostensively, outstandingly, outwardly, patently, plainly, plausibly, prima facie, professedly, prominently, pronouncedly, purportedly, saliently, seemingly, spuriously, staringly, strikingly, superficially, synthetically, to all appearances, to all seeming, to the eye, truthlessly, ungenuinely, unnaturally, untruly, unveraciously
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