believably believably

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) in a believable manner
  2. (adv) easy to believe on the basis of available evidence

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  1. Romeo and Juliet appear afresh as two incredibly articulate but believably, agonized teen-agers whose turf happens to be Quattrocento Verona.
  2. The younger Savages are, in short believably ordinary, mildly damaged people, and nothing very dramatic happens as they cope with their rather ordinary problem.
  3. A search for redemption in his work links Crumley to Ross Macdonald, but Crumley wrote characters who were more real, sad and believably flawed than any created by his predecessors.

News

  • Syria Strike To Be "Unbelievably Small" Kerry Promises, Leaves Everyone Puzzled

    The Secretary of State, his emotional appeal to populist empathy using hundreds of YouTube clips showing the alleged aftermath of a chemical attack but not one piece of evidence proving Assad launched said attack, falling on deaf ears and eyes, has revised his track for a Syrian intervention. The latest spin from John Kerry: the Syrian attack would be " unbelievably small " as he characterized ...
    on September 9, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

Quotes

  1. "Back when the first two films were made, the technology was not there to handle the fur and make the character move believably like a stuffed animal," says Lee Unkrich, longtime Pixar-ite and director of Toy Story 3. "Eleven years later,...
    on Feb 11, 2010 By: Lee Unkrich Source: USA Today

  2. "Not only is (the) ensemble cast at home with every line," Teachout wrote, "but they put across the play's angry warmth so believably that you'd think you were sitting at the table with them."
    on Jun 1, 2009 By: Terry Teachout Source: Houston Chronicle

  3. "They don't just want personalities," says Lester, of Kudos, the production company that makes Hustle. "They want acting. Especially with the twists and turns the characters take. You have to be believably something else for the audience not...
    on Jan 5, 2009 By: Adrian Lester Source: Independent

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