adv : unmistakably; "the answer is obviously wrong"; "she was in
bed and evidently in great pain"; "he was manifestly
too important to leave off the guest list"; "it is all
patently nonsense"; "she has apparently been living
here for some time"; "I thought he owned the property,
but apparently not"; "You are plainly wrong"; (`plain'
is often used informally for `plainly' as in "he is
plain stubborn") [syn: obviously