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 for apparently
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Apparently \Ap*par"ent*ly\, adv.
     1. Visibly. [Obs.] --Hobbes.
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     2. Plainly; clearly; manifestly; evidently.
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              If he should scorn me so apparently.  --Shak.
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     3. Seemingly; in appearance; as, a man may be apparently
        friendly, yet malicious in heart.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  apparently
      adv 1: from appearances alone; "irrigation often produces bumper
             crops from apparently desert land"; "the child is
             seemingly healthy but the doctor is concerned"; "had been
             ostensibly frank as to his purpose while really
             concealing it"-Thomas Hardy; "on the face of it the
             problem seems minor" [syn: apparently, seemingly,
             ostensibly, on the face of it]
      2: unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for
         `plainly'); "the answer is obviously wrong"; "she was in bed
         and evidently in great pain"; "he was manifestly too
         important to leave off the guest list"; "it is all patently
         nonsense"; "she has apparently been living here for some
         time"; "I thought he owned the property, but apparently not";
         "You are plainly wrong"; "he is plain stubborn" [syn:
         obviously, evidently, manifestly, patently,
         apparently, plainly, plain]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  66 Moby Thesaurus words for "apparently":
     artificially, as it seems, at first sight, clearly, conspicuously,
     definitely, discernibly, distinctly, erroneously, evidently,
     explicitly, expressly, exteriorly, externally, factitiously,
     falsely, glaringly, in name only, manifestly, markedly, nominally,
     noticeably, observably, obviously, officially, on the outside,
     on the surface, openly, ostensibly, out, outside, outwardly,
     outwards, palpably, patently, perceivably, perceptibly, plainly,
     plausibly, prima facie, professedly, prominently, pronouncedly,
     publically, recognizably, seeably, seemingly, spuriously,
     staringly, starkly, superficially, synthetically,
     to all appearances, to all seeming, to the eye, truthlessly,
     unconcealedly, undisguisedly, ungenuinely, unmistakably,
     unnaturally, untruly, unveraciously, visibly, with clarity,
     without
  
  

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