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FID

To trust, believe
Diffident, Fidelity, Confide

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Diffident

Adj.
Shy, not assertive
FID
Syn: Bashful
Ant: Confident

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Fidelity

N.
Faithfulness.
FID
Ant: Treachery

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Confide

V.
To trust another with information or a secret.
FID
Ant: Conceal

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FALL

To deceive
Fallacy, Fallacious, Fallible

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Fallacy

N.
A misleading or mistaken idea.
FALL
Syn: Misconception
Ant: Truth

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Fallacious

Adj.
Misleading or deceptive.
FALL

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Fallible

Adj.
Capable of being mistaken.
FALL
Ant: Infallible, Flawless

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CRED

To trust, believe
Credible, Credence, Credulity, Incredulous.

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Credible

Adj.
Able to be trusted or believed.
CRED
Syn: Valid
Ant: Doubtful

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Credence

N.
Trust or belief.
CRED
Syn: Acceptance
Ant: Mistrust

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Credulity

N.
Tendency to believe things to quickly or easily.
CRED
Syn: Gullibility
Ant: Skepticism

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Incredulous

Adj.
Unable to believe something.
CRED
Syn: Skeptical
Ant: Trusting

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DUB

Doubtful
Dubious, Indubitable, Redoubtable

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Dubious

Adj.
Uncertain.
DUB
SYN: Unconvinced
ANT: Positive

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Indubitable

Adj.
Certain beyond doubt or question.
DUB
SYN: Absolute
ANT: Unsure

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Redoubtable

Adj.
Worthy of fear or respect.
DUB
SYN: Formidable