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 for verisimilitude
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Verisimilitude \Ver`i*si*mil"i*tude\, n. [L. verisimilitudo: cf.
     OF. verisimilitude. See Verisimilar.]
     The quality or state of being verisimilar; the appearance of
     truth; probability; likelihood.
     [1913 Webster]
           Verisimilitude and opinion are an easy purchase; but
           true knowledge is dear and difficult.    --Glanvill.
     [1913 Webster]
           All that gives verisimilitude to a narrative. --Sir. W.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the appearance of truth; the quality of seeming to be true

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