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FID

Latin, means "to trust, believe"

Diffident, fidelity, confide

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Diffident

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

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Fidelity

Noun, faithfulness; loyalty
Root: FID
Ant: treachery

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Confide

Verb, to trust (another) with information or a secret
Root: FID
Ant: 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
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, means "to trust, believe"

Credible, credence, credulity, incredulous

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Credible

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

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Credence

Noun, trust or belief
Root: CRED
Syn: acceptance
Ant: mistrust

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Credulity

Noun, 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, means "doubtful"

Dubious, indubitable, redoubtable

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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