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How to use verisimilitude in a sentence
And the conceit of total artifice deprives us of what Tolstoy is best at: marrying artifice with verisimilitude.‘The Trial’ & More Top Film Adaptations of Literary Classics (VIDEO) | Jimmy So | November 24, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Orwell needed a certain level of artifice to maintain verisimilitude.Orwell’s Lies: His Diaries Reveal Problems with the Truth | Jimmy So | August 19, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Yet Pakula also sought to inject well-researched verisimilitude in his film.What Director Alan Pakula’s Papers Reveal About Watergate | Max Holland | June 12, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
It appears she writes about these things because excluding them would strain verisimilitude far more than including them.Must-Reads: ‘The Last Nude,’ ‘Arrows of the Night,’ and ‘The Fallback Plan’ | Bruce Riedel, Lauren Elkin, Drew Nellins | January 24, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
But including real-world details and events can also add verisimilitude and depth to a story, something Silva does quite well.
Neither the model, the wood, nor the varnish possesses much verisimilitude at different periods of his career.Violins and Violin Makers | Joseph Pearce
The unconventionality and vitality of such a production are startling, and obtain a high degree of verisimilitude.The Fatal Dowry | Philip Massinger
Have suppressed names of men and places, thus sacrificing verisimilitude on altar of discretion.
But this absolute failure in verisimilitude is practically universal before Scott.The English Novel | George Saintsbury
This verisimilitude, it should be observed, is not only difficult to attain: it seems not to be easy even to recognise.The English Novel | George Saintsbury
British Dictionary definitions for verisimilitude
the appearance or semblance of truth or reality; quality of seeming true
something that merely seems to be true or real, such as a doubtful statement
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