plausibly

All Adverb
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  • No one has plausibly explained how they came by their office. Cited from Milton, by Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh
  • So it has been plausibly said that he made his men after his own image, his women after his own heart. Cited from Byron, by John Nichol
  • Indeed each and all of these lines of conduct might have been very plausibly pursued. Cited from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe V5[Raven Edition]
  • It might even be put more plausibly than any of its defenders has put it. Cited from The Man Shakespeare, by Frank Harris
  • The second question might plausibly be called a religious one. Cited from The Insurrection in Dublin, by James Stephens
  • The man might have plausibly declared that he had made the money somewhere. Cited from A Splendid Hazard, by Harold MacGrath
  • A simple question, and yet how difficult to answer plausibly! Cited from The Price of Love, by Arnold Bennett
  • Very plausibly, therefore, was it assumed as the source of all things. Cited from The Myths of the New World, by Daniel G. Brinton
  • How plausibly she told her tale, and how many ages was it before she was so much as suspected! Cited from The Note-Books of Samuel Butler, Samuel Butler #14
  • Brother seemed more likely since the age would only be old enough to plausibly father a child at the upper extremes.
  • The reason being, that she fought now on plausibly good grounds: on behalf of her independent action. Cited from Lord Ormont and his Aminta by Meredith, v5
  • I might have admitted nothing against them, and explained away everything which plausibly told to their disadvantage. Cited from Apologia pro Vita Sua, by John Henry Newman
  • As though he guessed what was in her mind, he answered plausibly enough one of the questions. Cited from Man Size, by William MacLeod Raine
  • Since the officers, however, were not elected by the people, it may be plausibly claimed that they did not have home rule. Cited from The Journal of Negro History, Volume 2, 1917, by Various
  • But he was merely insuring that he could be the first to leave the table plausibly. Cited from The Wrong Twin, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • But mimicry might still more plausibly have been employed to explain the scene. Cited from Wieland, The Transformation, by Charles B. Brown
  • One such card as an evidence of good faith would be attached to the plausibly-worded letter. Cited from Mrs. Warren's Daughter, by Sir Harry Johnston
  • He could quite plausibly remain in America as long as convenient. Cited from The Price of Love, by Arnold Bennett
  • That such a thing could be plausibly alleged, and generally believed, is itself important, and history must take account of popular views. Cited from The Life of Froude, by Herbert Paul
  • Still it was characteristic of William that he had a case that might be plausibly argued. Cited from William the Conqueror, by E.A. Freeman
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