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ostensibly
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  • The day after these scandalous events, however, the prince had the honour of receiving a visit from Adelaida and her fiance, Prince S. They came, ostensibly, to inquire after his health.

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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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