[out-werd-lee] /ˈaʊt wərd li/

as regards appearance or manifestation:
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.
in outward appearance
with reference to the outside or outer surface; externally


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