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credulous
used in Jane Eyre

3 uses
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Definition
gullible (being too willing to believe)
  • Really your organs of wonder and credulity are easily excited:
    Chapter 18 (89% in)
credulity = gullibility (being too willing to believe)
  • From the bosom of his robe he then produced a casket, opened it and showed magnificent bracelets and earrings; she acted astonishment and admiration; kneeling, he laid the treasure at her feet; incredulity and delight were expressed by her looks and gestures; the stranger fastened the bracelets on her arms and the rings in her ears.
    Chapter 18 (17% in)
  • I warn you of incredulity beforehand.
    Chapter 25 (65% in)

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