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adjective as in reasonable, believable

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Even then, I could see her making a plausible case that you both understood the terms of your arrangement differently, or that she was desperate and contributed as much as she could.

Today the Fairness Doctrine is even less plausible as a ready-made solution for solving modern media problems.

That gave him his 15th major title and his first since 2008, putting Jack Nicklaus’s record of 18 within plausible reach.

Of course, “biologically plausible” is not a standard likely to inspire a fantastic degree of public confidence.

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Based on the energy required to make the clouds so big and so hot, there are two plausible sources.

This may be the case—but it is not remotely plausible evidence that this attack was therefore orchestrated by North Korea.

The notion that Ebola might be a sexually transmitted disease remains plausible if unproven.

And the more disconnected we become from the era of the Civil War, the more abstract and plausible the idea of secession becomes.

At the same time, they said it was plausible that pot could be disrupting brain development in teenagers.

Even when plausible deniability crumbles, the brainwashed paste it back together again.

And our surroundings at that particular moment were not the most favorable to coherent thought or plausible theory-building.

It is well known that these declarations of science are mere speculations, plausible indeed, but nowhere proven to be true.

The old folks discussed it, and hope made it seem more and more plausible to them.

It really did not look plausible that he would come out in the drizzle to see if Foster's car was safely locked in for the night.

His inventive faculties and his plausible eloquence were no more; and he seemed to have sunk into second childhood.


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On this page you'll find 67 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to plausible, such as: conceivable, credible, logical, persuasive, possible, and probable.

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