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Word: credence

Definition: belief


Sentences Containing 'credence'

A few days later, Moscow "accepted" the request—thus giving credence to the official line that Lithuania had carried out a socialist revolution and requested admission to the Soviet Union.
Along with the Creed of Ulfilas it is one of the chief witnesses to the credence of the Arian Christians and the politics of the Church at the time when Nicene Christianity continued to be debated at the highest levels of the Catholic Church.
Álvarez's training in Argentina (where such "dirty war" tactics were common in the 1970s) lent credence to the charges of forced disappearance and other forms of harassment against the Honduran left. Álvarez's main rival for the post of armed forces commander, Colonel Leónidas Torres Arias (former head of military intelligence), had assumed an attaché post in Buenos Aires, Argentina, after losing the struggle for command.
An article in the "Salem Observer", written in 1852 by Samuel P. Fowler, lends further credence to this idea, noting that it was in Salem proper that Endecott "probably planted his famous pear tree".
Cheney would subsequently appear on the Sunday political television talk shows to discuss the intelligence, referencing "The New York Times" as the source to give it credence.
does lend some credence to the ability of electronic repellent devices to repel certain pests in controlled environments.
Having risen to its feet, this living death, in a sleepy voice and with a tongue hardly awake, held forth as follows: I am that Merlin who the legends say The devil had for father, and the lie Hath gathered credence with the lapse of time.
I commend your mode of entertainment, and thank you for the kindness of your invitation; and if I can serve you, you may command me with full confidence of being obeyed, for my profession is none other than to show myself grateful, and ready to serve persons of all conditions, but especially persons of quality such as your appearance indicates; and if, instead of taking up, as they probably do, but a small space, these nets took up the whole surface of the globe, I would seek out new worlds through which to pass, so as not to break them; and that ye may give some degree of credence to this exaggerated language of mine, know that it is no less than Don Quixote of La Mancha that makes this declaration to you, if indeed it be that such a name has reached your ears."
ICCI is recognized by the Cayman Islands Education Council which gives credence to its degrees.
If all these tokens are not enough to vindicate the truth of what I say, here is my sword, that will compel incredulity itself to give credence to it."
In a survey of people from cultures that do not wear shoes, no cases of bunions were found, lending credence to the hypothesis that bunions are caused by ill-fitting shoes.
It did not occur to Lothario that this man he had seen issuing at such an untimely hour from Anselmo's house could have entered it on Leonela's account, nor did he even remember there was such a person as Leonela; all he thought was that as Camilla had been light and yielding with him, so she had been with another; for this further penalty the erring woman's sin brings with it, that her honour is distrusted even by him to whose overtures and persuasions she has yielded; and he believes her to have surrendered more easily to others, and gives implicit credence to every suspicion that comes into his mind.
It would the actions of the new USBA leadership that would lend credence to Mennenga's charges.
Mavado, Sean Paul, Buju Banton, Elephant Man, The Mighty Diamonds, Monty Alexander, Beres Hammond, Lady Saw, Sugar Minott, Bounty Killer, Mr. Vegas, Richie Spice are some of the parish's current residents The area of Trench Town was made famous because of its rise of people like The Wailers (Bunny Wailer, Peter Tosh and Bob Marley), and Toots Hibbert who gave credence to the birth of reggae music.
Rose gave credence to the album as being "complex, rewarding pop debut that reveals something new after many listens.
She co-wrote and performed on "Shake It (Move A Little Closer") by Lee-Cabrera, (the New York production duo of Steven Lee and Albert Cabrera, erstwhile collaborators with Aretha Franklin, Brian McKnight and Tori Amos) for Credence/EMI UK, and supported by the BBC Radio 1 DJ Pete Tong.
This account, given credence by neither Christians nor historians, clearly makes a secret theft of the body impossible.
This was viewed by political observers as a possibly key development in the race, as it gave credence that evangelicals and other social conservatives could support Giuliani despite some of his positions on social issues such as abortion and gay rights.
Though the story may be mythical, the existence of an island or continent to the north was lent credence by the annual migration of reindeer across the ice, as well as the appearance of slate spear-points washed up on Arctic shores, made in a fashion unknown to the Chukchi.
Whether or not they are truly intended to be the same character is unclear, but it lends credence to the idea of a shared universe between the assorted Hasbro cartoons produced by Marvel Productions and Sunbow Productions as an Easter egg character.

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