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1‘they were sceptical about the Treasury's forecast of inflation dropping to 3 per cent’
dubious, doubtful, having reservations, taking something with a pinch of salt, doubting, questioning
cynical, distrustful, mistrustful, suspicious, disbelieving, misbelieving, unconvinced, incredulous, hesitant, scoffing
rare Pyrrhonist, minimifidian
certain, convinced, optimistic
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