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plausible

plau·si·ble

plausible

 
 
pronunciation:
plaw z bl
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: seeming to be truthful or reasonable; credible.
That her husband had come back early from his trip was the most plausible explanation for the front door being unlocked.
synonyms:
admissible, believable, credible, feasible, likely, tenable
antonyms:
implausible
similar words:
conceivable, possible, reasonable, thinkable
definition 2: of a person, seeming to be honest, worthy, or acceptable, but often not really being so.
synonyms:
misleading
similar words:
deceptive, sophistic, specious
derivations: plausibly (adv.), plausibility (n.), plausibleness (n.)