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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Seeming likely to be true, though open to doubt.

Usage examples (41)
  • A plausible excuse
  • A plausible liar
  • Ever since Ronald Reagan's henchmen coined the phrase "plausible deniability," that's become our national motto.
  • But the problem with coming flat out against it is that the Iraq war was what I call a plausible war. for more
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