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FID

to trust, believe
Latin

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DIFFIDENT

adj. Shy; not assertive
syn: bashful ant: confident

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FIDELITY

n. Faithfulness; loyalty
ant: treachery

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Confide

v. To trust (another) with information or a secret
ant: conceal

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Fall

“to deceive"
Latin

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Fallacy

n. A misleading or mistaken idea
syn: misconception ant: truth

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FALLACIOUS

adj. Misleading or deceptive

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Fallible

adj. Capable of being mistaken; imperfect
ant: infallible, flawless

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CRED

“to trust, believe”
Latin

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Credible

adj. Able to be trusted in or believed
syn: valid ant: doubtful

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Credence

n. Trust or belief
syn: acceptance ant: mistrust

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Credulity

n. Tendency to believe things too quickly or easily
syn: gullibility ant: skepticism

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Incredulous

adj. Unable to believe something; amazed
syn: skeptical ant: trusting

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DUB

Latin
doubtful

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Dubious

adj. Uncertain; doubtful
syn: unconvinced ant: positive

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Indubitable

adj. Certain beyond doubt or question
syn: absolute ant: unsure