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FID

Latin. Means "to trust, believe".
Diffident, Fidelity, Confide

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Diffident

Adjective. Shy; not assertive.
Root: FID
Synonym: bashful
Antonym: confident

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Fidelity

Noun. Faithfulness; loyalty.
Root: FID
Antonym: treachery

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Confide

Verb. To trust (another) with information or a secret.
Root: FID
Antonym: conceal

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FALL

Latin. Means "to deceive".
Fallacy, Fallacious, Fallible

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Fallacy

Noun. A misleading or mistaken idea.
Root: FALL
Synonym: misconception
Antonym: truth

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Fallacious

Adjective. Misleading or deceptive.
Root: FALL

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Fallible

Adjective. Capable of being mistaken; imperfect.
Root: FALL
Antonym: infallible, flawless

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CRED

Latin. Means "to trust, believe".
Credible, Credence, Credulity

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Credible

Adjective. Able to be trusted in or believed.
Root: CRED
Synonym: valid
Antonym: doubtful

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Credence

Noun. Trust or belief.
Root: CRED
Synonym: acceptance
Antonym: mistrust

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Credulity

Noun. Tendency to believe things too quickly or easily.
Root: CRED
Synonym: gullibility
Antonym: skepticism

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DUB

Latin. Means "to doubt".
Dubious, Indubitable, Redoubtable

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Dubious

Adjective. Uncertain; doubtful.
Root: DUB
Synonym: unconvinced
Antonym: positive

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Indubitable

Adjective. Certain beyond doubt or question.
Root: DUB
Synonym: absolute
Antonym: unsure

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Redoubtable

Adjective. Worthy of fear or respect; mighty
Root: DUB
Synonym: formidable