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verisimilitude

noun [U]     /ˌver.ɪ.sɪˈmɪl.ɪ.tjuːd/ US  /-tuːd/ formal
the quality of seeming true or of having the appearance of being real : She has included photographs in the book to lend verisimilitude to the story .Reality and truthSeeming and purporting to beFaking and pretending
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