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cred|it|a|bly
cred|it|a|bly «KREHD uh tuh blee», adverb.
in a creditable manner; with credit to oneself: »

He had come to America at the very start of the war and had served creditably in the southern theater (Atlantic).


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  • dis|cred|it|a|bly — «dihs KREHD uh tuh blee», adverb. in a discreditable manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • cred´i|bly — cred|i|ble «KREHD uh buhl», adjective. worthy of belief; believable; reliable; trustworthy: »That boy s excuse for being absent was hardly credible. It hardly seems credible that your son has grown so tall in one year. ╂[< Latin crēdibilis… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cred´i|ble|ness — cred|i|ble «KREHD uh buhl», adjective. worthy of belief; believable; reliable; trustworthy: »That boy s excuse for being absent was hardly credible. It hardly seems credible that your son has grown so tall in one year. ╂[< Latin crēdibilis… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cred|i|ble — «KREHD uh buhl», adjective. worthy of belief; believable; reliable; trustworthy: »That boy s excuse for being absent was hardly credible. It hardly seems credible that your son has grown so tall in one year. ╂[< Latin crēdibilis < crēdere… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cred — ac·cred·it; ac·cred·i·ta·tion; ac·cred·i·tee; ac·cred·it·ment; an·cred; cred·i·bil·i·ty; cred·i·ble; cred·i·ble·ness; cred·it·abil·i·ty; cred·it·able; cred·it·able·ness; cred·it·less; cred·i·tor; cred·i·tor·ship; cred·ner·ite; cred·u·lous;… …   English syllables

  • bly — ad·vis·a·bly; af·fa·bly; agree·a·bly; al·low·a·bly; am·bly·ce·phal·i·dae; am·bly·chro·mat·ic; am·bly·dac·ty·la; am·bly·om·ma; am·bly·o·pia; am·bly·op·sis; am·bly·o·scope; am·bly·pod; am·bly·rhyn·chus; am·bly·si·pho·nel·la; ame·na·bly; ami·a·bly;… …   English syllables

  • in|cred´i|bly — in|cred|i|ble «ihn KREHD uh buhl», adjective. hard to believe; seeming too extraordinary to be possible; beyond belief; unbelievable: »The hero fought with incredible bravery. Some old superstitions seem incredible to educated people. How has it… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in|cred´i|ble|ness — in|cred|i|ble «ihn KREHD uh buhl», adjective. hard to believe; seeming too extraordinary to be possible; beyond belief; unbelievable: »The hero fought with incredible bravery. Some old superstitions seem incredible to educated people. How has it… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in|cred|i|ble — «ihn KREHD uh buhl», adjective. hard to believe; seeming too extraordinary to be possible; beyond belief; unbelievable: »The hero fought with incredible bravery. Some old superstitions seem incredible to educated people. How has it happened that… …   Useful english dictionary

  • creditable — cred•it•a•ble [[t]ˈkrɛd ɪ tə bəl[/t]] adj. bringing or deserving credit, honor, or esteem • Etymology: 1520–30 cred′it•a•ble•ness, cred it•a•bil′i•ty, n. cred′it•a•bly, adv …   From formal English to slang

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