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plausible
used in The Time Machine

5 uses
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Definition
apparently reasonable, but unproven
  • The notion was so plausible that I at once accepted it, and went on to assume the "how" of this splitting of the human species.
    Chapter 5 (86% in)
plausible = apparently reasonable, but unproven
  • 'It sounds plausible enough to-night,' said the Medical Man; 'but wait until to-morrow.
    Chapter 1 (93% in)
  • So I don't think any of us said very much about time travelling in the interval between that Thursday and the next, though its odd potentialities ran, no doubt, in most of our minds: its plausibility, that is, its practical incredibleness, the curious possibilities of anachronism and of utter confusion it suggested.
    Chapter 2 (10% in)
  • Very simple was my explanation, and plausible enough—as most wrong theories are!
    Chapter 4 (**% in)
  • I still think it is the most plausible one.
    Chapter 5 (96% in)

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