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Credulous GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Published on March 7th, 2021 | Last updated on March 7th, 2021 by | Category: English Vocabulary in Context, GRE Vocabulary Flashcards in Real Context | No Comments on Credulous GRE Vocabulary Flashcard | 108 Views | Reading Time: 1 minute

Credulous GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

/ˈkred.jʊ.ləs/ (adj)

easily deceived, easily fooled, too willing to believe everything that is said, naive, unsuspicious, trusting, imprudent, unsuspecting, unsophisticated, uncritical, innocent

Young children have a well-deserved reputation for being credulous. From an adult perspective, many of the stories they believe are outrageous—that a machine can shrink a room or clone an object, or that a fat man in a red suit flies through the air on a sleigh pulled by reindeer.

Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/

Antonyms: incredulous, shrewd

Noun: credulousness

Noun: credulity

Adverb: credulously

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