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verisimilitude

ver·i·si·mil·i·tude

verisimilitude

 
 
pronunciation:
ve r s mI lih tud
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the appearance or semblance of truth or reality.
The author did a great deal of research in order to bring historical verisimilitude to the novel.
definition 2: something, such as a statement, that appears to be true or real, perhaps falsely.
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The word verisimilitude contains the following parts:
ver Latin root that means truth