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plausible
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
apparently reasonable, but unproven
  • He tried to be practical about it; oh, he was extremely practical and plausible!
    Chapter 12 (47% in)
  • Therefore I t'ink you will either make a very good scientist or a very bad one, and if you are bad enough, you will be popular with the rich ladies who rule this city, New York, and you can gif lectures for a living or even become, if you get to be plausible enough, a college president.
    Chapter 26 (13% in)
  • No Pickerbaugh or Rouncefield could burst in here and drag him away to be explanatory and plausible and public; he would be free to work, instead of being summoned to the package-wrapping and dictation of breezy letters which men call work.
    Chapter 26 (30% in)

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