The ostensible bridesmaid also works in finance in Manhattan.
And why would its ostensible spokesperson refuse to answer yes/no questions about them?
It would seem that for all of its ostensible lack of vim and vigor, Israel Media Watch is a very effective organization.
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.