Unit 11 Flashcards Preview

Latin/greek Roots > Unit 11 > Flashcards

Flashcards in Unit 11 Deck (17):
1

FID

Latin. To trust, believe

Diffident, fidelity, confide

2

Diffident

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

3

Fidelity

N. faithfulness, loyalty
Root- FID
Ant- treachery

4

Confide

Verb. To trust another, with information or a secret.
Root- FID
Ant- conceal

5

FALL

Latin. To deceive

Fallacy, fallacious, fallible

6

Fallacy

N. a misleading or mistaking idea
Root- FALL
Syn- misconception
Ant- truth

7

Fallacious

“adj. Misleading or deceptive”
Root- FALL

8

Fallible

Adj. capable of being mistake; imperfect
Root- FALL
Ant- infallible, flawless

9

CRED

Latin. To trust, believe

Credible, credence, credulity, incredulous

10

Credible

“adj. Able to be trusted in or believed”
Root- CRED
Syn- valid
Ant- doubtful

11

Credence

N. trust or belief
Root- CRED
Syn- acceptance
Ant- mistrust

12

Credulity

“n. Tendency to believe things too quickly or easily”
Root- CRED
Syn- gullibility
Ant- skepticism

13

Incredulous

“adj. Unable to believe something; amazed”
Root- CRED
Syn- skeptical
Ant- trusting

14

DUB

Latin. doubtful

Dubious, indubitable, redoubtable

15

Dubious

Adj. uncertain, doubtful
Root- DUB
Syn- unconvinced
Ant- positive

16

Indubitable

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

17

REDOUBTABLE

Adj. worthy of fear or respect, mighty
Root- DUB
Syn- formidable