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Kassebaum’s decision to publicly back Bollier over GOP congressman Roger Marshall is a coup for Democrats who believe they have a chance at flipping the conservative state.

The action, they believe, would require moderate Democrats to decide whether they want Pelosi as speaker, putting them on the spot at a moment of internal tension.

Sedition, if the Times report about Barr’s views is to be believed.

Meanwhile, a pair of events have generated enormous excitement among those who believe that aliens might already be among us.

The vaccines are going to be, I believe, announced very soon.

This is acting in every sense of the word—bringing an unevolved animal to life and making it utterly believable.

That explanation is believable…but increasingly less so when you hear Jay talk about the nature of his relationship with Adnan.

No one could agree on which side they felt was more truthful or believable, and the answers kept changing.

The first thing when you read something like this is, “OK, how can I make this believable, interesting, and real?”

“The government witnesses were not believable,” a juror said afterward.

We must also commend Harris for supplying a consistent and relatively believable motivation for the main action.

St. Jerome's love 'pale with midnight prayer' would be more believable than the butterfly Dora.

To him, and hence to Celia, this idea of vast depths was thrillingly suggestive, and yet entirely believable.

It was not believable that the corporation would allow itself to be fooled so easily, would rush open-eyed into the trap.

It was not believable that the Railroad would "jump" Los Muertos, but if this should happen, he would be left without resources.

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On this page you'll find 59 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to believable, such as: authentic, conceivable, convincing, credible, persuasive, and plausible.

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