Synonyms for credulously

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If she clung to him firmly, blindly, credulously, it was not as the lover alone.

"You have touched the heart of the matter," he said credulously.

But let not the reader too credulously suppose her the unprincipled woman she has been described.

Arbaces is not one to be credulously trusted: can it be that he hath wronged me to thee?

They despaired too lightly of the actual world, and sought refuge too credulously in an imaginary past.

He caught himself in the act of listening to you too credulously—and that seemed to him unmanly and dishonorable.

Of the Indian character, much has been written foolishly, and credulously believed.

They credulously named it Trinity, expecting to come to the river later.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, from Latin credulus "that easily believes, trustful," from credere "to believe" (see credo). Related: Credulously; credulousness.

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