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incredulous
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The Great Gatsby
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incredulous
Used in
The Great Gatsby
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  • With an effort I managed to restrain my incredulous laughter.

  • "An Oxford man! " He was incredulous.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Self-control! " Repeated Tom incredulously.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Crazy about him! " cried Myrtle incredulously.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Her host looked at her incredulously.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She's embarrassed? " he repeated incredulously.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Can't repeat the past? " he cried incredulously.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Then Tom's voice, incredulous and insulting: "You must have gone there about the time Biloxi went to New Haven.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • I find it incredulous that you believe she is sincere.

  • Mortati stared in incredulous shock as the man walked in.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons

  • Alice stared up at him, eyes wide and incredulous.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse

  • "And it took you this long to realize it?" asked Max, incredulous.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Second Siege

  • let there be one man who has a city obedient to his will, and he might bring into existence the ideal polity about which the world is so incredulous.
    Plato  --  The Republic
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