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supposedly

adverb

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to all outward appearances
  • she's supposedly too sick to come—or so she says

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The first known use of supposedly was in 1597

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“Supposedly.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/supposedly. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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