Definitions

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  • adv. In an implausible or dubious manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an implausible or dubious manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. not easy to believe

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Examples

  • More AIG Fires Back Over Greenberg Suit Ex-Gen Re Executive Is Sentenced Bernanke Frustrated Over AIG Rescue In a statement, SICO said AIG "implausibly" asserts that in 1970 it established a trust of shares worth more than $100 million at the time, but the trust was never put in writing and never included on its balance sheet.

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  • In its statement, SICO said AIG "implausibly" asserts that in 1970 it established a trust of shares worth more than $100 million at the time, but the trust was never put in writing and never included on its balance sheet.

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  • Both pieces implausibly (and inaccurately, as it turned out) argued that Mahalo was succeeding.

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  • The Heritage Foundation's Brian Riedl points out Mr. Obama's fiscal 2012 budget conjured up $700 billion in defense savings "by comparing the long-planned drawdown of Iraq and Afghanistan spending against a baseline that implausibly assumes those war costs would continue forever."

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  • Her journey to an implausibly remote and impenetrable part of Wales, presided over by a strange and dangerous cult, is pacey and exhilarating enough, if a tad formulaic.

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  • Harold's view of Wheeler is rather different: his metamorphosis from implausibly glamorous and powerful friend to wife-stealer means Harold's mission is one of revenge rather than reunion, a fact he is at pains, throughout, to conceal from Rose.

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  • David Frum suggests, not implausibly, that this cosmetic downgrading of India is a prelude to more substantive slights:

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  • In a passage like this, DeShell is forced to use his narrator to present information so transparently and so implausibly (no one really says such things to oneself) that narrative continuity is broken.

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  • This estimate sounds implausibly high, but Mr. Hamm has a lifelong habit of proving skeptics wrong.

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  • At its core, though, "Cymbeline" is the tale of a shattered royal family that implausibly but movingly finds the way to right itself, chiefly through the efforts of the indefatigable Imogen.

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