It was a stunning repudiation of the ostensible frontrunner.
The ostensible middle-ground approach, to “provide weapons an training” to the Ukrainians got about 25 perent of the vote.
It would seem that for all of its ostensible lack of vim and vigor, Israel Media Watch is a very effective organization.
While they portray him as a constant and ominous liberal threat, the president has in reality been an ostensible ally.
This brings us back to Israel's support for Egypt's new military government and its ostensible link to the peace process.
She had called early, on purpose to give her views, with the ostensible excuse of an inquiry about her sister-in-law's health.
An ostensible pretext is never wanting to those who are resolved on war.
Instead of the ruin of Germany, the grandeur of Austria was made the ostensible ground of change.
He likes to parade the ostensible cause for his visit to Paris.
In the first place, let us look at the nature and powers of the head of that country, and those of the ostensible head of ours.
1762, "capable of being shown, presentable," from French ostensible, from Latin ostens-, past participle stem of ostendere "to show, expose to view; to stretch out, spread before; exhibit, display," from ob "in front of" (see ob-) + tendere "to stretch" (see tenet). Meaning "apparent, professed" is from 1771.