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Word of the Day: Ostensibly

Kaila

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Ostensibly:
Appearing on the surface to be a certain way, or said to be a particular one;
which might prove to be true, or might not, upon any possible further investigation
 

Kaila

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Most people working in the doctor's office are ostensibly professional nurses and doctors, but many of them are actually not.
Therefore, I always look at their name tags, or ask them, because I prefer to know.
 

Kaila

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That store being built, locally, is ostensibly a high quality one, but we will wait and see if we think so, when it opens.
 

Shero

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Although some of the young women went to church ostensibly to worship, they actually attended service each week in the hope of finding husbands :ROFLMAO:
 

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