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the quality of being believed or accepted as true, real, or honest The new evidence lends credibility to their theory. The scandal damaged her credibility as an honest politician. They doubted the credibility of the witness's story.

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“Credibility.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/credibility. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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