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FID

Latin: to trust, or believe"

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Diffident

Adj: Shy; not asertive
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: 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: to trust believe

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Credible

Adj: Able to be trusted in or believed
Root: CRED

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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: doubtful

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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