other words for ring true
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
I will read you one of the best of them and then tell you why it does not seem to me to ring true.
"I shall die if I do," Margaret Elizabeth declared; but somehow the assertion failed to ring true.
They are new and keen, and they ring true when you strike them.
The old-fashioned sea-yarns of Captain Marryat ring true as far as they go, but they do not go far enough.
The woman before her was shabby enough to be a beggar, but her plea did not ring true.
There was a note in her voice which did not ring true—a good-naturedly mocking note, which accorded ill with the words themselves.
I tell you, it is a talent by itself to pay compliments gracefully and have them ring true.
Only a few of them ring true at every point, Yuba Bill the stage driver is one.
He had to admit to himself that such a theory did not ring true.
"Oh, I don't know," and Alice tried to laugh, but it did not ring true.