1. Seemingly or apparently valid, likely, or acceptable; credible: a plausible excuse.
  2. Obtaining approbation; specifically pleasing; apparently right; specious.
    a plausible pretext; plausible manners; a plausible delusion
  3. Using specious arguments or discourse.
    a plausible speaker
  4. Worthy of being applauded; praiseworthy; commendable; ready.

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