Yes, Obama was sort of, proximately, true to his word when he raised taxes on Americans earning $250,000 and up.
Such categories are, no doubt, unphilosophical in the ultimate sense, but they are proximately convenient and significant.
These men, as we believe, were proximately the means of his ruin.
The former is the great, substantial productive force: the latter is not immediately, or proximately, productive.
In the other, they are discordant, and are forced to reach their proximately proper adjustment through antagonism and struggle.
It was proximately Austrian recklessness and indirectly, but just as strongly, German ambition.
The proportion of expenses due to these enterprises and results may, in like manner, be proximately calculated.
It is proximately reached in man, for man is the existent reason.
But diseases were only immediately or proximately caused by disturbances in the balance or harmony of the humours.
The same remark is proximately true of the literary life of the First Empire.
proximate prox·i·mate (prŏk'sə-mĭt)
Closely related in space, time, or order; very near; proximal.