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verisimilitude

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realistic depiction in art and literature
  • the novel's degree of verisimilitude is compromised by 18th-century characters who speak in very 21st-century English

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The first known use of verisimilitude was circa 1576

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“Verisimilitude.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/verisimilitude. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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