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verisimilar

[ver-uh-sim-uh-ler] /ˌvɛr əˈsɪm ə lər/
adjective
1.
having the appearance of truth; likely; probable:
a verisimilar tale.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; < Latin vērīsimil(is) (vērī, genitive singular of vērum truth, + similis like) + -ar1
Related forms
verisimilarly, adverb
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verisimilar

/ˌvɛrɪˈsɪmɪlə/
adjective
1.
appearing to be true; probable; likely
Derived Forms
verisimilarly, adverb
Word Origin
C17: from Latin vērīsimilis, from vērus true + similis like
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