Absolutely and Ostensibly

Absolutely

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Absolutely adverb – Totally and definitely; without question.
Ostensibly and absolutely are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Ostensibly" instead an adverb "Absolutely".
Nearby Words: absolute, absolution, absoluteness
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Ostensibly

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Ostensibly adverb – From appearances alone.
Absolutely and ostensibly are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Absolutely" instead an adverb "Ostensibly".
Nearby Word: ostensible
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  • Critics absolutely hated Punky Brewster, which ostensibly was created for kids.
  • Woody Allen's film Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex ... But Were Afraid To Ask has absolutely nothing to do with the (ostensibly nonfiction) book of the same name.note This is probably just as well.
  • Throughout Arrow, Amanda Waller gets away with some pretty dubious things as the head of A.R.G.U.S, despite being The Sociopath, prone to Stupid Evil behavior and being an In-Universe Hate Sink absolutely nobody likes, even those ostensibly under her command.
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