1 As always when he spoke, he sounded so plausible.
2 Prissy went off at a trot, the letter gripped in her hand, and Scarlett went back upstairs, trying to think of some plausible lie to explain Mrs. Elsing's failure to appear.
3 Mammy looked at her piercingly, just as she had done when Scarlett was small and had tried unsuccessfully to palm off plausible excuses for misdeeds.
4 Miss Melly will believe any plausible scoundrel.
5 But the bodings of the crew were destined to receive a most plausible confirmation in the fate of one of their number that morning.
6 There was no longer any plausible pretext for delay; and Duncan was obliged, however reluctantly, to comply.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 10
7 You are always taking something of that sort in your head," replied Minerva, "and that is why I cannot desert you in your afflictions; you are so plausible, shrewd and shifty.
8 Many a plausible tale did Ulysses further tell her, and Penelope wept as she listened, for her heart was melted.
9 It sounds plausible enough to-night,' said the Medical Man; 'but wait until to-morrow.
10 I still think it is the most plausible one.
11 He was a grey-haired man, with a plausible voice and careful manners.
12 Seeing his gloomy face as he frowned at his wife, the officers grew still merrier, and some of them could not refrain from laughter, for which they hurriedly sought plausible pretexts.
13 Yeah, that's all very plausible, what you're saying there," said the whip-man, "only I'm not the sort of person you can bribe.
14 Tom got out of the presence as quick as he plausibly could, and after that he complained of toothache for a week, and tied up his jaws every night.
15 It was a stroke of positive genius on his part to see in the burglary scare which was convulsing the country side an opportunity of plausibly getting rid of the man whom he feared.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In VII. The Adventure of The Reigate Squires