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gul·li·ble

 (gŭl′ə-bəl)
adj.
Easily deceived or duped.

[From gull.]

gul′li·bil′i·ty n.
gul′li·bly adv.

gullible

(ˈɡʌləbəl)
adj
easily taken in or tricked
ˌgulliˈbility n
ˈgullibly adv

gul•li•ble

(ˈgʌl ə bəl)

adj.
easily deceived or cheated; naive; credulous.
Sometimes, gul′la•ble.
[1815–25; gull2 + -ible]
gul`li•bil′i•ty, n.
gul′li•bly, adv.

gullible

- A derivative of archaic gull, "dupe" or "simpleton."
See also related terms for simpleton.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.gullible - naive and easily deceived or tricked; "at that early age she had been gullible and in love"
naif, naive - marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience; "a teenager's naive ignorance of life"; "the naive assumption that things can only get better"; "this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances"
2.gullible - easily tricked because of being too trusting; "gullible tourists taken in by the shell game"
unwary - not alert to danger or deception; "the shrieks of unwary animals taken by surprise"; "some thieves prey especially on unwary travelers"; "seduce the unwary reader into easy acquiescence"- O.J.Campbell

gullible

gullible

adjective
Easily imposed on or tricked:
Translations
سَهْل الإنْخِداع، ساذِج
důvěřivýnaivní
godtroende
trúgjarn
patiklumas
lētticīgs
ľahkoverný
aptalkolay aldanır

gullible

[ˈgʌlɪbl] ADJcrédulo, simplón

gullible

[ˈgʌləbəl] adjcrédule

gullible

adj, gullibly

gullible

[ˈgʌlɪbl] adjcredulone/a, sempliciotto/a

gullible

(ˈgaləbl) adjective
easily tricked or fooled. He is so gullible that he believes everything you tell him.
ˌgulliˈbility noun
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According to him, Filipinos are no longer fooled by 'political dramas 'concocted' by the administration's critics who then resort to international groups who are 'clueless' of the real situation in the country and 'gullibly' lend their names to 'such unworthy cases.'
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But when it gets there, it sees that there are many, many words present: not just "honeycomb" but "gullibly" and "goutweed" and others.
But it highlights the demand for rooms that has apparently led some landlords to believe they can dress up the most ridiculous spaces as being available to let - and some desperately gullible or gullibly desperate renter will put down a deposit.
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