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Barrett had written that Roberts had “pushed the Affordable Care Act beyond its plausible meaning to save the statute.”

I talked one over with Delton Chen, who wrote a very plausible, convincing paper.

I know the leadership and government has made a lot of threats, but I’m not sure how plausible they are.

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The facility would be useless without a pipeline connecting it to the rest of the United States, and the only plausible route was through private lands like Gow’s ranch.

Based on other evidence, that’s a very plausible scenario for November.

By a large margin, it's the youngest women they believe they can plausibly nab.

Without Shazam, you can plausibly take credit for having written and performed any song you happen to hear on the radio.

Could anyone plausibly argue that this was anything but irresponsible parenting?

Keep your hand raised if you actually live in a state that might plausibly elect a Republican to congress.

All things are also equally plausibly required or forbidden.

It must be admitted that they are very naturally worked out and very plausibly presented.

Several causes are plausibly attributed by the records and their interpreters to this opposition.

The wary Frenchmen presented their claims very plausibly, but failed to win the approbation of the equally wary Indians.

The reason being, that she fought now on plausibly good grounds: on behalf of her independent action.

The cannibals talked so eloquently and plausibly to them, that the savages withdrew and left them in peace.


On this page you'll find 87 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to plausibly, such as: allegedly, ostensibly, possibly, probably, supposedly, and as if.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.