Ostensibly and Presumably


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Ostensibly adverb – From appearances alone.
Presumably and ostensibly are semantically related in apparently topic. In some cases you can use "Presumably" instead the word "Ostensibly" as an adverb or an adjective, when it comes to topics like supposedly. popular alternative
Nearby Word: ostensible
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Presumably adverb – To all outward appearances.
Usage example: presumably he's going on the trip for business reasons, but we have our doubts

Ostensibly and presumably are semantically related in apparently topic. You can use "Ostensibly" instead the word "Presumably" as an adverb or an adjective, if it concerns topics such as supposedly. popular alternative
Nearby Words: presuming, presumed, presumptive, presumable
Synonyms for Presumably

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  • Both Harry Potter badfics that use heavy metal, anarchy, bleeding wounds, Anatomically Impossible Sex, a presumably-high-off-his-ass Dumbledore, and random Satanic murder as plot points, but one was ostensibly written by an Emo Teen girl, and the other was supposedly written by a metalhead teen boy.
  • Girls with Moustaches Two female soccer players have fake facial hair in Shaolin Soccer, presumably because it's ostensibly an all-male league.
  • Zigzagged in the Green-Sky Trilogy: Too-curious orchard workers and intellectuals who get suspicious have a habit of "disappearing," ostensibly "taken by the Pash-shan" (underground monsters who presumably kill them horribly).
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