Plausible - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈplɔːzəbl|  American pronunciation of the word plausible
Brit.  |ˈplɔːzɪb(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word plausible

adjective

- given to or characterized by presenting specious arguments

a plausible liar

Examples

...it's a plausible explanation for the demise of that prehistoric species...

It is plausible to assume that they will not accept our invitation.

His story certainly sounds plausible.

...the newspaper was spoofed by a supposedly plausible claim of a UFO encounter...

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