Example sentences for: ostensibly

How can you use “ostensibly” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • (Note: "Life and Art" is an occasional column that compares fiction, in various media, with the real-life facts on which it is ostensibly based.)

  • The pea aphid ( Acyrthosiphon pisum : Hemiptera, Aphidoidea) ostensibly undergoes embryonic diapause as an over-wintering egg (figure 1).

  • Arlen Specter's remark yesterday on CNN that with the latest flap, the White House "may have crossed the line of obstruction of justice" is quoted by USAT and the WP . The Post points out that such tapes were ostensibly covered by congressional committee subpoenas going back to last January, while the WSJ adds that Senate investigators had previously been told that no such tapes existed.

  • Ostensibly, this commitment was made last year when the United States voted with its NATO allies to use air power if one side of the Serb-Kosovar war signed the peace plan and the other refused.

  • On the same page, under a Northeast Harbor, Me., dateline, Paul H. Nitze contributes a piece ostensibly about industrial smog.


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