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Fid

Latin: To trust to believe

Diffident, Fidelity, Confide

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Fall

Latin: To deceive

Fallacy, Fallacious, Fallible

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Cred

Latin: To trust; to believe

Credible, Credence, Credulity, incredulous

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Dub

Latin: Doubtful

Dubious, Indubitable, redoubtable

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Diffident

Adj.
Shy; not assertive
Fid
Syn: Bashful
Ant: Confident

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Fidelity

Noun
Faithfulness; loyalty
Fid
Ant: treachery

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Confide

Verb
To trust someone with information or a secret
Fid
Ant: Conceal

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Fallacy

Noun
A mistaken or misleading idea
Fall
Syn: Misconception
Ant: Truth

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Fallacious

Adj.
Misleading or deceptive
Fall

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Fallible

Adj.
Capable of being mistaken; imperfect
Fall
Ant: Flawless

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Credible

Adj.
Able to be trusted in or believed
Cred
Syn: Valid
Ant: Doubtful

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Credence

Noun
Trust or belief
Cred
Syn: Acceptance
Ant: Mistrust

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Credulity

Noun
Tendency to believe things too quickly or easily
Cred
Syn: Gullibility
Ant: Skepticism

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Incredulous

Adj.
Unable to believe something; amazed
Cred
Syn: Skeptical
Ant: trusting

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Dubious

Adj.
Uncertain; doubtful
Dub
Syn. Unconvinced
Ant: positive

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Indubitable

Adj.
Certain beyond doubt or question
Dub
Syn: Absolute
Ant: Unsure

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Redoubtable

Adj.
Worthy of fear or respect; mighty
Dub
Syn: Formidable