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Verisimilitude and Verbose

Difficult Words : Verisimilitude and Verbose

Verbose (vur BOHS) adj: using too many words, not succinct, circumlocutory

Someone who is verbose uses too many words when fewer words would suffice.

Lee handed in a 178-word final assignment. No one ever accused him of verbosity.

Verisimilitude (VERI si MIL I TOOD) n: similarity to reality, the appearance of truth, looking like the real thing

They used pinecones and old truck tires to make statues of Hollywood celebrities that were remarkable for their verisimilitude.

The verisimilitude of counterfeit eleven-dollar bills did not fool the eagle-eyed treasure officer who recognized them immediately for what they were.

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