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plausive

[plaw-ziv, -siv] /ˈplɔ zɪv, -sɪv/
adjective
2.
Obsolete, plausible.
Origin of plausive
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Latin plaus(us) (past participle of plaudere to applaud) + -ive
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  • It took him by surprise; and he was for the moment, perhaps, daunted by the plausive echo of the multitude to the lying prophet.

    The Expositor's Bible F. W. Farrar
British Dictionary definitions for plausive

plausive

/ˈplɔːsɪv/
adjective
1.
expressing praise or approval; applauding
2.
(obsolete) plausible
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