Ostensible

Definition of Ostensible

Os`ten´si`ble   Pronunciation: ǒs`tĕn´sĭ`b'l
a.1.
1.Capable of being shown; proper or intended to be shown.
2.Outwardly appearing to be; shown to be; exhibited; apparent; evident.
3.Declared; avowed; professed; pretended; - often used as opposed to real or actual; as, an ostensible reason, motive, or aim.

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Barmecidal, Barmecide, airy, alleged, apparent, apparitional, appearing, arrant, autistic, avowed, blatant, bold, chimeric, claimed, colorable, colored, conspicuous, deceptive, delusional, delusionary, delusive, delusory, dereistic, dreamlike, dreamy, erroneous, fallacious, false, fantastic, flagrant, gilded, glaring, hanging out, hypocritical, illusional, illusionary, illusive, illusory, imaginary, in name only, in relief, in the foreground, meretricious, misleading, notable, noticeable, notorious, obtrusive, outstanding, outward, phantasmagoric, phantasmal, phantom, plausible, pretended, pretexted, professed, prominent, pronounced, purported, salient, seeming, self-deceptive, self-deluding, so-called, specious, spectral, staring, stark-staring, sticking out, striking, superficial, supposed, supposititious, surface, tinsel, to the eye, unactual, unfounded, unreal, unsubstantial, visible, visionary
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