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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being plausible or worthy of praise or acceptance; especially, a specious or superficial appearance of being right or worthy of acceptance, approval, or applause.
  • noun A praiseworthy act or quality; whatever deserves or commands applause.
  • noun Applause.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Something worthy of praise.
  • noun The quality of being plausible; speciousness.
  • noun Anything plausible or specious.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The quality of being plausible; speciousness.
  • noun Anything plausible or specious.
  • noun obsolete Something worthy of praise.

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

  • noun apparent validity

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