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/ˈaʊt wərd li/
as regards appearance or
outwardly charming; outwardly considerate.
on the outside or outer surface; externally:
Outwardly, the fruit was rough to the touch.
toward the outside:
The pier stretched outwardly from the shore.
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He may have been disappointed in himself, even shaken, but
he was as smooth and focused as a socket wrench.
maladaptive, these behaviors ensure some measure of psychic preservation.
and upwardly to cross in radiating smooth curves to the opposite side.
confident they may be, but those attending have been chastened by the experiences of the past two years.
little has changed, but the contracts have changed character.
Despite the slump, the miners are staying
At relief centres, no one complains
, though they are suffering from a critical shortage of supplies.
Though the eight seem
comfortable and happy, the proposition becomes more enticing.
, the crooks go along with the scam, but they have also devised a scam of their own.
She made an organic whole of this
lurid, inwardly elusive part.
British Dictionary definitions for
in outward appearance
with reference to the outside or outer surface; externally
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So she looked for herself, as everyone Looks for himself, more or less outwardly.
As to conforming outwardly, and living your own life inwardly, I have not a very high opinion of...
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(...) expression. It is better that their point should operate outwardly than be turned against us.
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