Definition of 'implausible'
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The shifty look, the evasive stare, the implausible excuse. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That denial now looks implausible at best. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It sounds implausible that a piece of writing can actually be enhanced by technically imperfect diction. Times, Sunday Times (2007)When she visited a psychic for research purposes she found it highly implausible. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Not knowing her at all is becoming an increasingly implausible option. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But a pretty implausible plot twist results in a conflict of interest. Times, Sunday Times (2007)E-mail addresses were exchanged together with his rather implausible excuse of why we might not see each other for some time. Times, Sunday Times (2010)At first this sounds rather implausible. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The company has been seen as a takeover target, but that looks implausible. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What do you mean, it all sounds utterly implausible? Times, Sunday Times (2007)No stories sounds implausible, disingenuous or worse. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The plot has some highly implausible twists, too. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Despite a few wildly implausible plot twists, this is an engagingly human thriller. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I find this view of language highly implausible. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This all sounds most implausible. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That sounds implausible to me. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It now sounds highly implausible. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He was told quite recently that they had been taped over as a matter of routine, which does sound highly implausible. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If the committee's work is anything to go by, his promise sounds implausible. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I would have found the very idea of such a scene and such a sound implausible before my arrival in Cairo. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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