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Both are superb and when the script falters they make it believable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Knowing the basics of cat movement will make your action drawings more real and believable. Learn to Draw Cats (1999)This documentary looks back at the scarcely believable drama as it unfolded. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Maybe they think saying it twice makes it more believable. The Sun (2011)What you are going to read is barely believable but true. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The characters are so believable and all the actors play their parts to the max. The Sun (2014)Well written and well acted and entirely believable. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is scarcely believable that the drama of that week occurred eight years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Characters that are real and believable make me laugh more than anything that is too cartoonish. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In all probability it will prove no more than a formal postscript to a barely believable saga. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The characters are believable as is the script and storylines. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is a comic exaggeration of an entirely believable relationship. Times, Sunday Times (2010)None of the characters is remotely believable. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The trouble with the story is that at this distance the whole fuss looks so idiotic as to be scarcely believable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is the only character to be completely believable, real and moving. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We hadn't invested the care to make it a believable action. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That would be another astonishing, barely believable feat that would also go global. The Sun (2016)It's scarcely believable that he could be so reckless. The Sun (2009)Top tips: try to make the characters believable and the plot snappy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In fact, it was all scarcely believable. The Sun (2012)Though the story itself can be outrageous and exotic, the characters must be completely real and believable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It also isn't entirely believable that two best friends should go through parallel experiences at exactly the same time. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The result is barely believable. The Sun (2015)It is all entirely believable. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In that respect it is believable: the real palace undoubtedly does, too. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The script isn't believable, the characters are unconvincing and the plot is not entertaining. The Sun (2014)
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British English: believable ADJECTIVE
Something that is believable makes you think that it could be true or real.
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