ostensibly

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seemingly, apparently, on the surface

People strive to achieve perfection — ostensibly an honorable god — but complete perfection is dangerous. To be imperfect, but human, is far preferable.

{a} apparently, seemingly
In an ostensible manner; avowedly; professedly; apparently
from appearances alone; "irrigation often produces bumper crops from apparently desert land"; "the child is seemingly healthy but the doctor is concerned"; "had been ostensibly frank as to his purpose while really concealing it"-Thomas Hardy; "on the face of it the problem seems minor"
if something is ostensibly true, people say that it is true but it is not really true
in an ostensible manner; apparently; seemingly, to all appearances
ostensively
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meant for open display; apparent
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alleged, having an intention that is possibly but not obviously true
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having an intention that is possibly but not obviously true
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{a} that may be shown, apparent, seeming
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{s} appearing to be true; professed to be a certain way (but often having hidden meaning or intent)
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meant for appearance; apparent
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represented or appearing as such; pretended; "His ostensible purpose was charity, his real goal popularity"
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appearing as such but not necessarily so; "for all his apparent wealth he had no money to pay the rent"; "the committee investigated some apparent discrepancies"; "the ostensible truth of their theories"; "his seeming honesty"
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Capable of being shown; proper or intended to be shown
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Shown; exhibited; declared; avowed; professed; apparent; often used as opposed to real or actual; as, an ostensible reason, motive, or aim
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represented or appearing as such; pretended; "His ostensible purpose was charity, his real goal popularity
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Ostensible is used to describe something that seems to be true or is officially stated to be true, but about which you or other people have doubts. The ostensible purpose of these meetings was to gather information on financial strategies. = alleged + ostensibly os·ten·sibly ostensibly independent organisations. seeming to be the reason for or the purpose of something, but usually hiding the real reason or purpose ostensible reason/purpose/aim (ostendere )
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