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synonyms for superficially

  • outwardly
  • apparently
  • at first glance
  • carelessly
  • casually
  • externally
  • extraneously
  • flimsily
  • frivolously
  • hastily
  • ignorantly
  • not profoundly
  • not thoroughly
  • on the surface
  • once over lightly
  • ostensibly
  • partially
  • skim
  • to the casual eye
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antonyms for superficially

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  • carefully
  • deeply
  • thoroughly
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How to use superficially in a sentence

The deputy was treated at a hospital for a back injury and superficial wounds to his arms that he suffered as he tried to protect himself, Popkin said.
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Framed, like many of the most exploitative reality-TV shows, as a social experiment, this disappointingly superficial documentary sends three strivers culled from the mass of wannabes on a quest to become successful Instagram influencers.
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The media is nonstop sex and superficial images of self and material things.
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Howard added that the pandemic has made him realize that while living with roommates made sense financially, roommate relationships can be “superficial” and regulating what happens in your shared home is difficult.
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Science supposedly took a hiatus between the demise of Rome and the rise of Copernican astronomy and Galileo’s physics, some superficial accounts suggest.
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Whatever we had to say must, in the circumstances, however serious, be kept superficially unimportant.
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You may buy all that superficially makes a woman, but you can't buy that your lover wants; for he wants life, and you are dead.
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Superficially considered, all this seems clever reasoning; but it is in fact a stupendous fallacy.
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Superficially, the neat rows of houses looked the same as in any other town.
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Superficially the task of staging The Beggars Opera was one of supreme ease.
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