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credulous
used in Pride and Prejudice

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Definition
gullible (being too willing to believe)
  • He even looked at her with a smile of affected incredulity.
    Chapter 34 (55% in)
  • Again his astonishment was obvious; and he looked at her with an expression of mingled incredulity and mortification.
    Chapter 34 (82% in)
  • Elizabeth, still more affected, was earnest and solemn in her reply; and at length, by repeated assurances that Mr. Darcy was really the object of her choice, by explaining the gradual change which her estimation of him had undergone, relating her absolute certainty that his affection was not the work of a day, but had stood the test of many months' suspense, and enumerating with energy all his good qualities, she did conquer her father's incredulity, and reconcile him to the match.
    Chapter 59 (70% in)

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