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seemingly

adverb
     
seem‧ing‧ly
1 appearing to have a particular quality, when this may or may not be true [= apparently]:
seemingly unrelated bits of information
seemingly endless/impossible etc
The new minister was faced with a seemingly impossible task.
seemingly unaware/oblivious
Alice was standing in the street, seemingly oblivious to the rain.
2 [sentence adverb] formal according to the facts as you know them [= apparently]:
There is seemingly nothing we can do to stop the plans going ahead.

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