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ostensibly
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • He liked to put himself forward and entertain the company, ostensibly on equal terms, of course, though in reality he was on a servile footing with them.

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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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