Verisimilitude

  • 61ver|i|sim|i|lar — «VEHR uh SIHM uh luhr», adjective. appearing true or real; probable. SYNONYM(S): likely. ╂[< Latin vērisimilis (see etym. under verisimilitude (Cf. ↑verisimilitude)) + English ar; probably patterned on similar] – …

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  • 62Inverisimilitude — In*ver i*si*mil i*tude, n. Lack of verisimilitude or likelihood; improbability. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 63Likelihood — Like li*hood (l[imac]k l[i^]*h[oo^]d), n. [Likely + hood.] 1. Appearance; show; sign; expression. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] What of his heart perceive you in his face By any likelihood he showed to day ? Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Likeness; resemblance …

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  • 64Resemblance — Re*sem blance ( blans), n. [Cf. F. ressemblance. See {Resemble}.] 1. The quality or state of resembling; likeness; similitude; similarity. [1913 Webster] One main end of poetry and painting is to please; they bear a great resemblance to each… …

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  • 65Verisimility — Ver i*si*mil i*ty, n. Verisimilitude. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The verisimility or probable truth. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 66Vraisemblance — Vrai sem blance , n. [F.] The appearance of truth; verisimilitude. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 67assume — transitive verb (assumed; assuming) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin assumere, from ad + sumere to take more at consume Date: 15th century 1. a. to take up or in ; receive b. to take into partners …

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  • 68verisimilitudinous — adjective see verisimilitude …

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