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gullible
used in The Mill on the Floss

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easily tricked because of being too trusting
  • Maggie rose from her seat as she threw out this illusory prospect, devoutly hoping that Apollyon was gullible; but her hope sank when the old gypsy-woman said, "Stop a bit, stop a bit, little lady; we'll take you home, all safe, when we've done supper; you shall ride home, like a lady."
    1.11 — Book 1 Chapter 11 — Maggie Tries to Run away from Her Shadow (78% in)

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