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ostensibly
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Moby Dick
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  • The ostensible reason why Ahab did not go on board of the whaler we had spoken was this: the wind and sea betokened storms.

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  • His ostensible purpose was charity, his real goal popularity.
  • Whitney had stayed home, ostensibly to get dinner ready.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Just Listen

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