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use "ostensibly" in a sentence

While at the hospital, jason witnesses Nikolas and Liz kissing, and ends up at Sam's apartment, ostensibly to discuss his concerns about how Liz separating from Lucky would affect jake's care.

The rivalry ostensibly traces its roots to the 1850s, when skirmishes - widely known
officers reported that the "free-fire" policy was alienating the Vietnamese and that the Swift boats' actions were not accomplishing their ostensible goal of interdicting Viet Cong supply lines.

This rather scholarly-seeming book explored an ostensible undercurrent of pornography that runs throughout English literature.

The ostensible excuse for the visit is in connection with a murder that appears to be related to an SM session gone wrong, but Heather suspects there is another reason, both for the murders and for Grissom's sudden reappearance in her life.

However, the ostensible source of the evidence planted is usually not a grassroots organization.

However, the European Centre for Minority Issues has also criticised what is sees as Estonia's harsh treatment of its Russian population, and has condemned the ostensible lack of legal protection offered to minorities.

In the case of the former, it has ostensible adversaries and allies talking about each other, and the angles and storylines they worked and their opinions on them.

Mao noted that most benefits were accruing not to the rural areas, where the vast majority of Chinese still lived, and who were the ostensible focus of the revolution, but to urban centers.

Musica sent his mother to Italy with the ostensible purpose of getting loans to finance the shipment of long strands of human hair across the Atlantic.

The EAT held that although she had no actual or ostensible authority to treat him as she had, the Council was vicariously liable for Mrs parson's words and actions, since she was "a significant part of the working environment".

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