plausible

Part of speech: adverb

Plausibly.

Part of speech: adjective

Seeming likely to be true; specious; calculated to win confidence.

Part of speech: noun

Plausibility, plausibleness.

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Usage examples "plausible":

  1. Still, Ike’ s explanation of furnishing the man with a daily lunch looked plausible. - "Ralph of the Roundhouse", Allen Chapman.
  2. At first sight it is a plausible inference, in view of Shakespeare's earlier, and later, connection with the Burbages, that he should continue to be associated with Richard Burbage during these two years. - "Shakespeare's Lost Years in London, 1586-1592", Arthur Acheson.
  3. He might have expressed himself more plainly, but it is plausible. - "The League of the Leopard", Harold Bindloss.