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plausible
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
apparently reasonable, but unproven
  • 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.
    Book 3 — Waiting for Death (10% in)
  • This was the most plausible explanation of a speech which had caused rather a startling change in his expectations.
    Book 7 — Two Temptations (46% in)

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