Synonyms and related words:
amain, apace, apparently, aridly, as it seems, at first sight, at once, barrenly, bloodlessly, by forced marches, colorlessly, cursorily, dismally, draggily, drearily, drearisomely, dryly, dully, dustily, effetely, emptily, expeditiously, exteriorly, externally, feverishly, frivolously, furiously, hand over fist, hastily, heavily, helter-skelter, hollowly, hotfoot, hurriedly, hurry-scurry, idly, immaterially, immediately, in passing, inanely, inconsequentially, insignificantly, insipidly, instantly, jejunely, lifelessly, lightly, on the outside, on the run, on the surface, openly, ostensibly, out, outside, outwardly, outwards, pallidly, pell-mell, pettily, ploddingly, pointlessly, ponderously, prima facie, promptly, publically, quickly, seemingly, shallowly, slapdash, slowly, speedily, spiritlessly, stodgily, stuffily, swiftly, tastelessly, tediously, to all appearances, to all seeming, to the eye, triflingly, trivially, unessentially, unimportantly, uninterestingly, vapidly, with a rush, with all haste, with dispatch, with haste, without

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  • superficially — adverb see superficial …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • superficially — adverb In a superficial manner; shallowly …   Wiktionary

  • superficially — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. lightly, at first glance, externally, on the surface, outwardly, extraneously, flimsily, partially, hastily, ignorantly, frivolously, not thoroughly, not profoundly; see also carelessly , casually 2 . Ant. carefully*,… …   English dictionary for students