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adverb as in seemingly

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In an attempt to curry favor with whatever power controlled the singing statue, he supposedly paid for a repair job on it.

First of all, for a subject supposedly past its prime, the first two decades of this century have been pretty successful for physics.

The viewership decline is supposedly in line with what the networks would expect to see in a regular year.

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The 2020 NFL season, supposedly inhospitable to rookie quarterbacks with its irregular offseason and absence of preseason games as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, is staging perhaps the greatest season of rookie quarterbacking in NFL history.

Fine, he’s president-elect supposedly but the media pushes that.

These (roughly) $2,500 ceremonies are supposedly about encouraging “positive feelings” on the part of the single brides.

Michigan supposedly offered 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh a $42 million contract, which would him the highest-paid coach in the NCAA.

Amelia says some truly terrible things to Sam, supposedly inhabited by the Babadook but really consumed in grief.

Your move, supposedly not Tea-Party-fevered Governor John Kasich.

They left angry and hurt, and when they were gone, Hitchcock came back supposedly to clear out his personal effects.

This tax was retained supposedly to assert the right of Parliament to tax the colonists whenever it so desired.

The message that he had reference to was supposedly a night letter addressed to Washington.

The guard, without fear of the supposedly bound captive, stepped closer, bending over the young Army officer.

It is remarkable that Greek mythology was thus familiar to the supposedly blue-painted savages of Britain.

Near Stockport is Geecross, supposedly so named from “an ancient cross erected here by the Gee family”.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to supposedly, such as: allegedly, apparently, probably, purportedly, believably, and reputedly.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.