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Because she’s the one who rear-ended him, rather than the other way around, it would strain credulity for him to be anything other than who he says he is.TV’s buzziest shows aren’t trying to trick viewers anymore|Emily VanDerWerff|January 17, 2022|Vox
The district explained to us that the records were found in an abandoned file cabinet, in an abandoned office, stretching credulity.Where Our Public Records Lawsuit Against San Diego Unified Stands|Will Huntsberry|March 23, 2021|Voice of San Diego
It takes an awfully generous dose of credulity to think that this restriction is an unintended side effect of the proposed law.How new voting restrictions in Georgia could have affected the 2020 election|Philip Bump|March 11, 2021|Washington Post
Her apologists say this all happened before she was running for office, but it stretches credulity to say that much changed over two years.Why Republicans Can’t Win on QAnon-Supporting Marjorie Taylor Greene|Philip Elliott|January 28, 2021|Time
That strains credulity — even if you accept that judges may not pay as close attention to politics as the people reading and writing this piece.Amy Coney Barrett’s cagey testimony|Aaron Blake|October 14, 2020|Washington Post
While obviously not as cartoonish as the deluded leaders in The Office, du Pont seemed to stretch credulity at times.Channing Tatum Is the Real Star of ‘Foxcatcher'|Nico Hines|October 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It strains credulity to imagine that these contracts would have moved forward without the fear of Michelle waiting in the wings.A Letter of Thanks to Michelle Rhee|Dmitri Mehlhorn|August 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His detective novels contain none of the twists that strain credulity so often relied upon by thriller novelists.What Would You Do if the World Was Over?|William O’Connor|August 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But he operates in a mode as old as American letters—aw-shucks credulity mixed with an observant intelligence.This Week’s Hot Reads: Aug. 26, 2012|Nicholas Mancusi|August 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Given his clear commitment to the settlement enterprise, such openness to a two-state solution defies credulity.Lara Friedman Responds to Dani Dayan|Lara Friedman|July 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
This is the true principle of the credulity of nations, and of the authority of those who pretend to guide them.
Thus the advantage we might draw from all these motives for credulity, is found about the same in all sorts of religions.
What a pity, that credulity should injure the cause of true religion!
We find men of these characters in nations the most ignorant and savage, where they live by the ignorance and credulity of others.Letters To Eugenia|Paul Henri Thiry Holbach
And, thanks to her simple credulity, he had succeeded even more easily than he could have hoped.They Looked and Loved|Mrs. Alex McVeigh Miller