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credible

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Definition appearing to merit belief or acceptance
  • a credible witness
  • completely credible testimony
  • credible information
  • Just before the start of this service, I was informed that, despite a credible eyewitness account, the police department has no intentions of arresting the officer who murdered this young man.
    Angie Thomas  --  The Hate U Give
  • credible = appearing believable
  • That is scarcely credible.
    Dumas, Alexandre  --  Ten Years Later
  • Seems it credible that by three such thin threads the great Leviathan was suspended like the big weight to an eight day clock.
    Melville, Herman  --  Moby Dick LXVIII-CXXXIV
  • Nay, 'tis most credible.
    Shakespeare, William  --  All's Well that End's Well
  • And the wall is made of light—that entirely credible yet unreal Vermeer light.
    Susanna Kaysen  --  Girl Interrupted
  • They're all less credible than Amy.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • The story was so fantastic and incredible, the telling so credible and sober.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Time Machine
  • But is this story credible?
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • The thought that had flashed into my mind grew real, grew credible.
    H.G. Wells  --  The War of the Worlds
  • Nass said that was credible, because the voice fitted the face of a Caucasian speaking standard American English.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • Was this credible? were there cases in which the law should retire before transfigured crime, and stammer its excuses?
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • He knew his wife was with child, but he had left her not long ago in perfect health; and Henchard's treachery was more credible than his story.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Mayor of Casterbridge
  • Quoting this distance in his final statement as to why I couldn't be trusted as a credible witness.
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
  • I don't consider it credible that he would sacrifice thirteen years to the infinite execution of a rhetorical experiment.
    Jorge Luis Borges  --  The Garden of Forking Paths
  • Sartain things have been said, as I've told you, but I'm not very credible as to reports.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Deerslayer
  • On the very next day, on the credible pretext of trying to find celery for the Thanksgiving stuffing, Alice and I headed downtown for tup kuneh.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • And you're not exactly credible witnesses."
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall

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