seeming (adv.)
apparently, ostensibly, to outward appearance
Ham I.v.46[Ghost to Hamlet, of Claudius] won to his shameful lust / The will of my most seeming-virtuous Queen
Luc.1514[of a painting of Sinon] He entertained a show so seeming just
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