VERISIMILITUDES

Noun

verisimilitudes

plural of verisimilitude

Source: Wiktionary


VERISIMILITUDE

Ver`i*si*mil"i*tude, n. Etym: [L. verisimilitudo: cf. OF. verisimilitude. See Verisimilar.]

Definition: The quality or state of being verisimilar; the appearance of truth; probability; likelihood. Verisimilitude and opinion are an easy purchase; but true knowledge is dear and difficult. Glanvill. All that gives verisimilitude to a narrative. Sir. W. Scott.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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GLUED

(adjective) affixed or as if affixed with glue or paste; “he stayed glued to one spot”; “pieces of pasted paper”


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