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FID

Latin FIDERE, FISUS "to trust, believe"

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Diffident

Adj. shy; not assertive
Root: FID
Syn: bashful
Ant: confident

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Fidelity

N. faithfulness; loyalty
Root: FID
Syn:
Ant:

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Confide

V. to trust (another) with information or a secret
Root: FID
Syn:
Ant: conceal

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FALL

Latin FALLERE, FALSUM "to deceive"

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Fallacy

N. a misleading or mistaken idea
Root: FALL
Syn: misconception
Ant: truth

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Fallacious

Adj. misleading or deceptive
Root: FALL
Syn:
Ant:

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Fallible

Adj. capable of being mistaken; imperfect
Root: FALL
Syn:
Ant: infallible, flawless

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CRED

Latin CREDERE, CREDITUM "to trust; believe"

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Credible

Adj. able to be trusted in or believe
Root: CRED
Syn: valid
Ant: doubtful

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Credence

N. trust or believe
Root: CRED
Syn: acceptance
Ant: mistrust

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Credulity

N. tendency to believe things too quickly or easily
Root: CRED
Syn: gullibility
Ant: skepticism

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Incredulous

Adj. unable to believe something, amazed
Root: CRED
Syn: skeptical
Ant: trusting

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DUB

Latin DUBIUS "doubtful"
DUBITARE, DUBITATUM "to doubt"

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Dubious

Adj. uncertain; doubtful
Root: DUB
Syn: unconvinced
Ant: positive

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Indubitable

Adj. certain beyond doubt or question
Root: DUB
Syn: absolute
Ant: unsure

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Redoubtable

Adj. worthy of fear or respect; mighty
Root: DUB
Syn: formidable
Ant: