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Word: verisimilar

Definition: having the appearance of truth or reality; probable or likely to be true; plausible


More Vocab Words

::: malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
::: avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
::: abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
::: cession - yielding to another; ceding
::: fleet - fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral
::: compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
::: canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
::: amalgamate - (of societies or groups) combine; unite in one body
::: ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
::: striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line