Appearing as such but not necessarily so
In an outwardly direction
To outward appearance
Tipping her palm outward, she blew him a kiss.
Not if outward appearances meant anything.
Deidre forced her attention from her own issues and outward as she walked through the street fair in downtown Atlanta.
A prudent ruler in his position would have sought to preserve the outward forms while changing the inner substance, but Peter was not at all prudent in that sense.
It was not a special subject, like geography or arithmetic, but her way to outward things.
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