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credence
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
degree of believability
  • But, then, the thought darted across his mind that it was barely eleven o'clock; and that many people were still in the streets: of whom surely some might be found to give credence to his tale.
    Chapter 20 — Wherein Oliver is Delivered Over to Mr. William Sikes (47% in)
  • He soon came round again, however; and finding that Oliver's replies to his questions, were still as straightforward and consistent, and still delivered with as much apparent sincerity and truth, as they had ever been, he made up his mind to attach full credence to them, from that time forth.
    Chapter 32 — Of the Happy Life Oliver Began to Lead with His Kind Friends (45% in)

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