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noun as in authenticity

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And the conceit of total artifice deprives us of what Tolstoy is best at: marrying artifice with verisimilitude.

Orwell needed a certain level of artifice to maintain verisimilitude.

Yet Pakula also sought to inject well-researched verisimilitude in his film.

It appears she writes about these things because excluding them would strain verisimilitude far more than including them.

But including real-world details and events can also add verisimilitude and depth to a story, something Silva does quite well.

Neither the model, the wood, nor the varnish possesses much verisimilitude at different periods of his career.

The unconventionality and vitality of such a production are startling, and obtain a high degree of verisimilitude.

Have suppressed names of men and places, thus sacrificing verisimilitude on altar of discretion.

But this absolute failure in verisimilitude is practically universal before Scott.

This verisimilitude, it should be observed, is not only difficult to attain: it seems not to be easy even to recognise.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to verisimilitude, such as: plausibility, realism, color, credibility, genuineness, and likeliness.

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