Ill. MATERIALS FOR REASONING
Degrees of Evidence
vraisemblance, verisimilitude, plausibility; color, semblance, show of; presumption; presumptive evidence, circumstantial evidence; credibility.
reasonable chance, fair chance, good chance, favorable chance, reasonable prospect, fair prospect, good prospect, favorable prospect; prospect, wellgrounded hope; chance [more].
plausible, specious, ostensible, colorable, ben trovato, well-founded, reasonable, credible, easy of belief, presumable, presumptive, apparent.
[Adverbs] probably; belike; in all probability, in all likelihood; very likely, most likely; like enough; ten to one; apparently, seemingly, according to every reasonable expectation; prima facie; to all appearance (to the eye) [more].
[Phrases] the chances, the odds are; appearances are in favor of, chances are in favor of; there is reason to believe, there is reason to think, there is reason to expect; I dare say; all Lombard Street to a China orange.