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credulous
used in Sense and Sensibility

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Definition
gullible (being too willing to believe)
  • a fond mother, though, in pursuit of praise for her children, the most rapacious of human beings, is likewise the most credulous; her demands are exorbitant; but she will swallow any thing;
    Chapter 21 (32% in)
credulous = gullible (too willing to believe)
  • She turned towards Lucy in silent amazement, unable to divine the reason or object of such a declaration; and though her complexion varied, she stood firm in incredulity, and felt in no danger of an hysterical fit, or a swoon.
    Chapter 22 (30% in)

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