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Fid

Latin Fidere, Fisus "to trust, to believe"

diffident, fidelity, confide

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Diffident

PartofSpeech: adjective
Definition: shy; not assertive
Synonym: bashful
Antonym: confident

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fidelity

PartofSpeech: noun
Definition: faithfulness; loyalty
Antonym: treachery

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confide

PartofSpeech: verb
Definition: to trust (another) with information or a secret
Antonym: conceal

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Fall

Latin Fallere, Falsum "to deceive"

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fallacy

PartofSpeech: noun
Definition: a misleading or mistaken idea
Synonym: misconception
Antonym: truth

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fallacious

PartofSpeech: adjective
Definition: misleading or deceptive.

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fallible

PartofSpeech: adjective
Definition: capable of being mistaken; imperfect
Antonym: infallible, flawless

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Cred

Latin Credere, Creditum "to trust, believe"

credible, credence, credulity, incredulous

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credible

PartofSpeech: adjective
Definition: able to be trusted or believed
Synonym: valid
Antonym: doubtful

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credulity

PartofSpeech: noun
Definition: tendency to believe too quickly or easily
Synonym: gullibility
Antonym: skepticism

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incredulous

PartofSpeech: adjective
Definition: unable to believe something; amazed
Synonym: skeptical
Antonym: trusting

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Dub

Latin Dubius "doubtful" Dubitare, Dubitatum "to doubt"

dubious, indubitable, redoubtable

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dubious

PartofSpeech:adjective
Definition: uncertain; doubtful
Synonym: unconvinced
Antonym: positive

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indubitable

PartofSpeech: adjective
Definition: certain beyond doubt or question
Synonym: absolute
Antonym: unsure

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redoubtable

PartofSpeech: adjective
Definition: worthy of fear or respect; mighty
Synonym: formidable

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Credence

PartofSpeech: noun
Definition: trust or belief
Synonym: acceptance
Antonym: mistrust