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FID

Latin. “to trust, believe”

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DIFFIDENT

“adj. Shy; not assertive”
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

5

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
syn: valid
ant: doubtful

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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