Ostensively and Reportedly

Ostensively

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Ostensively adverb – To all outward appearances.
Usage example: he stops by his old office periodically, ostensively just to say “hi”

Reportedly and ostensively are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Reportedly" instead an adverb "Ostensively".
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Reportedly

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Reportedly adverb – According to reports or other information.
Ostensively and reportedly are semantically related. You can use "Ostensively" instead an adverb "Reportedly".
Nearby Words: report, reported
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Reportedly and Ostensively. (2016). Retrieved 2021, January 28, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/ostensively/reportedly
Ostensively & Reportedly. N.p., 2016. Web. 28 Jan. 2021. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/ostensively/reportedly>.
Reportedly or Ostensively. 2016. Accessed January 28, 2021. https://thesaurus.plus/related/ostensively/reportedly.

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