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Plausive   Listen

Expressing or manifesting praise or approval.  Synonyms: affirmative, approbative, approbatory, approving.  "An affirmative nod"

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"Plausive" Quotes from Famous Books

... you can almost hear their light false voices into the summer of the leaves, where Loves are garlanded even as of roses. Masks and arrows are everywhere, all the machinery of light and gracious days. In the Watteaus the note is more pensive; there is satin and sunset, plausive gestures and reluctance—false reluctance; the guitar is tinkling, and exquisite are the notes in the languid evening; and there is the Pierrot, that marvellous white animal, sensual and witty and glad, the soul of the century—ankles and epigrams ...
— Confessions of a Young Man • George Moore

... herself to the plausive charm of Violet's manner, and at different times she spoke of her flirtation, and told many little incidents concerning it—what he had said to her, how she had answered him, and how, the last time they had met, he had expressed his sorrow at ...
— Muslin • George Moore

... your shoulder presently," said Sister Mary John, and after some plausive coquetting the bird fluttered on to Evelyn's shoulder, and Sister ...
— Evelyn Innes • George Moore

Words linked to "Plausive" :   favourable, favorable

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