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plausive

[ plaw-ziv, -siv ]

adjective

  1. Obsolete. plausible.


plausive

/ ˈplɔːsɪv /

adjective

  1. expressing praise or approval; applauding
  2. obsolete.
    plausible


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Word History and Origins

Origin of plausive1

1590–1600; < Latin plaus ( us ) (past participle of plaudere to applaud ) + -ive

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Example Sentences

It took him by surprise; and he was for the moment, perhaps, daunted by the plausive echo of the multitude to the lying prophet.

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