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plausible
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Middlemarch
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  • Some people who had lost by him called him a vicious man; but he regarded horse-dealing as the finest of the arts, and might have argued plausibly that it had nothing to do with morality.
  • This was the most plausible explanation of a speech which had caused rather a startling change in his expectations.

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  • She offered a plausible excuse.
  • a plausible liar

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