plausible


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Synonyms for plausible

worthy of being believed

Antonyms for plausible

apparently reasonable and valid, and truthful

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given to or characterized by presenting specious arguments

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And therefore there is little won, by intermingling of plausible actions.
It may have been a period when no new thing happened in literature deeply to stir one's interest; I only state the fact concerning myself, and suggest the most plausible theory I can think of.
I asked about Monty and you told me some plausible tale.
It is very plausible to such people, a most convincing hypothesis.
Hobbs deferred to the correctional administrators based upon plausible reasons given by the Arkansas DOC.
10 RILLINGTON PLACE BBC4 10PM After Richard Attenborough's Westminster Abbey 10 RILLINGTON PLACE BBC4 10PM After Richard Attenborough's Westminster Abbey memorial earlier this month, how affecting to see this mild-mannered man so chillingly plausible as real-life killer John Reginald Christie.
Formation of a transit government is plausible, but without VMRO-DPMNE in it, stressed Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski during the meeting in the Sports Center "Boris Trajkovski" and according to observer Albert Musliu it doesn't oppose SDSM's demands.
Precision lends plausibility, and the more plausible story will sound more probable, even when it is not.
Asi, cuando en el marco de un proceso legal se sostiene que es plausible que cierto delito haya tenido un movil pasional, no se esta afirmando categoricamente que este sea efectivamente el movil; mas bien se alude a que esta proposicion se acepta como punto de partida de la investigacion, hasta que la evidencia presentada por alguna de las partes haga necesario reconsiderarla.
This paper aims to address the limitations of existing research on this topic by: (1) deriving expressions for the variance of the various C-SITS estimators; and (2) providing plausible values for the critical variance parameters calculated using school-level test scores from state assessments.
The mission has two goals a) a description of the path to climate neutrality by 2050 Development : - A plausible transition path for the total building stock (work package 1 and : - A remediation roadmap for individual buildings along the transition path (Work Package 2) and : b) Development of instrument options for implementation of the restructuring timetable (work package 3).
However, Hodgson argues that most human processes of rational belief-formation involve 'informal or plausible reasoning' (38).
To separate the would-bes from the could-bes in a 2012 race, we've created a guide to certain, likely and plausible candidates -- as well a few who are plausible only to us here at the Trib.
AaAa "There is no doubt that Morocco's autonomy project is the most serious and plausible initiative" aiming to find a settlement to the Sahara dispute, the two civil society activists said in an article published in Spain's leading daily, El Pais.
Rather than relying on improved point forecasts or probabilistic predictions, RDM embraces many plausible futures, then helps analysts and decision makers identify near-term actions that are robust across a very wide range of futures--that is, actions that promise to do a reasonable job of achieving the decision makers' goals compared to the alternative options, no matter what future comes to pass.