ostensibly


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ostensibly \Os*ten"si*bly\ ([o^]s*t[e^]n"s[i^]*bl[y^]), adv.
   In an ostensible manner; avowedly; professedly; apparently.
   --Walsh.
   [1913 Webster]

         Ostensibly, we were intended to prevent filibustering
         into Texas, but really as a menace to Mexico. --U. S.
                                                  Grant.
   [1913 Webster]
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