Thursday, March 11, 2010

Today's word is COLORABLE

Here's a handy little word: colorable.

According to Webster's:

–adjective
1. capable of being colored; 2. seemingly valid, true, or genuine; plausible; 3.
pretended; deceptive

Origin:
1400–50; late ME

Example of colorable:

The Examiner concludes that colorable claims of breach of fiduciary duty exist against Richard Fuld, Chris O’Meara, Erin Callan, and Ian Lowitt, and that a colorable claim of professional malpractice exists against Ernst & Young.

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