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ostensibly
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • The name of that lady no longer appeared on the flaming door-plate, that of Miss Knag being substituted in its stead; but the bonnets and dresses were still dimly visible in the first-floor windows by the decaying light of a summer’s evening, and excepting this ostensible alteration in the proprietorship, the establishment wore its old appearance.

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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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