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synonyms for verisimilitude

  • plausibility
  • realism
  • color
  • credibility
  • genuineness
  • likeliness
  • likeness
  • resemblance
  • semblance
  • show
  • similarity
  • virtual reality
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antonyms for verisimilitude

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  • difference
  • dissimilarity
  • unlikeness
  • falseness
  • impossibility
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How to use verisimilitude in a sentence

Neither the model, the wood, nor the varnish possesses much verisimilitude at different periods of his career.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
The unconventionality and vitality of such a production are startling, and obtain a high degree of verisimilitude.
THE FATAL DOWRYPHILIP MASSINGER
Have suppressed names of men and places, thus sacrificing verisimilitude on altar of discretion.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 109, AUGUST 3, 1895VARIOUS
But this absolute failure in verisimilitude is practically universal before Scott.
THE ENGLISH NOVELGEORGE SAINTSBURY
This verisimilitude, it should be observed, is not only difficult to attain: it seems not to be easy even to recognise.
THE ENGLISH NOVELGEORGE SAINTSBURY
They would carry me too far back—which possibly outlived verisimilitude in them is what I wish to acknowledge.
LADY BARBARINAHENRY JAMES
The destruction one after the other of the descendants of Hrethel sounds historic: at any rate it possesses verisimilitude.
BEOWULFR. W. CHAMBERS
To give verisimilitude to the pretense, he even pulled out his watch.
THE FIREFLY OF FRANCEMARION POLK ANGELLOTTI
Art, besides, only aims at verisimilitude; but verisimilitude depends on the observer, and is a relative and transitory thing.
BOUVARD AND PCUCHETGUSTAVE FLAUBERT
Microscopical examination of the roasted bean lends verisimilitude to this contention.
ALL ABOUT COFFEEWILLIAM H. UKERS
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WORDS RELATED TO VERISIMILITUDE

  • believability
  • credibility
  • creditability
  • creditableness
  • plausibility
  • plausibleness
  • reliability
  • reliableness
  • trustworthiness
  • validity
  • validness
  • verisimilitude
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