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apparent
used in Turtles All the Way Down

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Definition
clear or obvious; or appearing as such but not necessarily so
  • And then, even though they'd done a terrible job the first time, Pickett Engineering won the new contract—apparently by bribing state officials.
    p. 62.9
  • The mp (missing person) was fifty-three, male, gray haired, blue eyed, with a tattoo reading Nolite te bastardes carborundorum ("Don't let the bastards get you down," apparently) on his left shoulder blade, three small surgical scars in his abdomen from a gallbladder removal, six feet in height, approximately 220 pounds, last seen wearing his standard sleeping attire: a horizontally striped navy-and-white nightshirt and light-blue boxer shorts.
    p. 74.0

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