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credulous
used in Atlas Shrugged

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gullible (being too willing to believe)
  • this task of pretending, distorting, deceiving, with the credulous stare of...
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (70% in)
credulous = gullible (being too willing to believe)
  • He was looking at her like a child at an unfamiliar nightmare, incredulity preventing it from becoming horror.
    1.7 Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Exploiters and the Exploited (86% in)
  • Years ago, he had wondered with contemptuous incredulity about the fanatical sects that appeared among men in the dark corners of history, the sects who believed that man was trapped in a malevolent universe ruled by evil for the sole purpose of his torture.
    2.1 Part 2 Chapter 1 — The Man Who Belonged on Earth (89% in)
  • Incredulity and indifference were her only reaction: incredulity, because she could not conceive of what would bring human beings to such a state-indifference, because she could not regard those who reached it, as human any longer.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (74% in)
  • Incredulity and indifference were her only reaction: incredulity, because she could not conceive of what would bring human beings to such a state-indifference, because she could not regard those who reached it, as human any longer.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (74% in)

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