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credulous
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Moby Dick
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  • his credulous disciples believed that he had specifically fore-announced it, instead of only making a general prophecy
  • Nor, credulous as such minds must have been, was this conceit altogether without some faint show of superstitious probability.
  • In good time, though, to his great delight, the three salt-sea warriors would rise and depart; to his credulous, fable-mongering ears, all their martial bones jingling in them at every step, like Moorish scimetars in scabbards.
  • The awe-stricken credulous slaves in the vicinity took it for the bones of one of the fallen angels.
  • To the credulous mariners it seemed the same silent spout they had so long ago beheld in the moonlit Atlantic and Indian Oceans.

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  • The trick would fool none but the most credulous.
  • She is so credulous she believes everything she reads.

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