plausible

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reasoning, excessively subtle but plausible casuistry , sophistry
(psychiatry) a plausible but imagined memory that fills in gaps in what is remembered confabulation
intelligence operation so planned as to permit plausible denial by the sponsor covert operation
plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson) line of gab , patter , spiel
false but seemingly true or plausible meretricious , sophistic , specious
quality of being plausible or acceptable to a reasonable person reasonableness , tenability , tenableness
incorrect though plausible sophistic , specious
reasoning that is plausible but fallacious sophistry
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