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ostensibly
used in Jane Eyre

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appearing as such, but possibly not
  • My ostensible errand on this occasion was to get measured for a pair of shoes; so I discharged that business first, and when it was done, I stepped across the clean and quiet little street from the shoemaker's to the post-office: it was kept by an old dame, who wore horn spectacles on her nose, and black mittens on her hands.
    Chapter 10 (48% in)

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