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Word of the Day – Jan. 15 – Ostensible

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Adjective: Ostensible (ah-STEN-suh-bul)

Definition:

1. Intended for display: open to view.

2. Being such in appearance: plausible rather than demonstrably true or real.

Sample sentence: The ostensible reason for the meeting was to review the budget, but the whole thing was really just a ruse to get him to the surprise party.

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