- seemingly, apparently, on the surface
Etymology: From ostensible < ostensibleFrench, ostensible < ostensus, past participle of ostendo, ostendÅ "I show", from obLatin, ob "before" + tendo, tendÅ "I stretch out".
- A bedroom is the safest room in the house, but many parents started to think differently and install better window-security features when w:Elizabeth Smart (abductee), Elizabeth Smart was kidnapped from her own bedroom one night.
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