plausive

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adjective plau·sive \ˈplȯ-ziv, -siv\

Definition of plausive

  1. 1 :  manifesting praise or approval

  2. 2 obsolete :  pleasing

  3. 3 archaic :  specious

Origin and Etymology of plausive

Latin plausus, past participle


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