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verisimilitude

noun [U] uk   /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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