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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
ant: treachery”

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CONFIDE

“v. To trust (another) with information or a secret”
Root: FID
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

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FALLIBLE

“adj. Capable of being mistaken; imperfect
Root: FALL
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 believed
Root: CRED
syn: valid ant: doubtful


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CREDENCE

“n. Trust or belief
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, to doubt”

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INDUBITABLE

“adj. Certain beyond doubt or question”
Root: DUB
“syn: absolute
ant: unsure”

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DUBIOUS

adj. Uncertain; doubtful
Root: DUB
syn: unconvinced
ant: positive