Col"or*a*ble (?), a.

Specious; plausible; having an appearance of right or justice.

"Colorable pretense for infidility."

Bp. Stillingfleet.

-- Col"or*a*ble*ness, n. -- Col"or*a*bly, adv.

Colorable and subtle crimes, that seldom are taken within the walk of human justice. Hooker.

 

© Webster 1913.

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