Definition of 'patently'
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The man did so and Claire watched, appalled, as Bernard patently tried to channel his thoughts in a specific direction. DEATH SPEAKS SOFTLY (2002)This was patently not the kind of question he wanted to be asked. BEHINDLINGS (2002)Gareth found the trick almost as odious as Romira did, but the tension it reflected was patently clear. A DAYSTAR OF FEAR (2002)
Her interest in Were and his ilk was now explained, the reason for her uninterest in him patently clear. THE PROMISE IN A KISS (2002)
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Used Occasionally. patently is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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