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Ostensible

Apparent, appearing or representing

Apr 19, 2013 17:44 IST

Ostensible: Adjective

Pronunciation: o-STEN-suh’-buh’ l

Difficulty Level: High

Meaning: apparent, appearing or representing

Usage/Example

1. It was pretty ostensible that he was not being promoted to the next class
2. The ostensible difference between the teachers showed in the results of the students.