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FID

To trust, to believe
Diffident, fidelity, confide

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DIFFIDENT

Adj. shy; not assertive.
Syn: bashful Ant: confident

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FIDELITY

N. faithfulness; loyalty.
Ant: treachery

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CONFIDE

V. To trust (another) with information or a secret.
Ant: conceal

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FALL

To deceive
Fallacy, fallacious, fallible

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FALLACY

N. a misleading or mistaken idea.
Syn: misconception Ant: truth

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FALLACIOUS

Adj. misleading or deceptive.

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FALLIBLE

Adj. capable of being mistaken; imperfect.
Ant: infallible, flawless

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CRED

To trust, believe
Credible, credence, credulity, incredulous

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CREDIBLE

Adj. able to be trusted in or believed.
Syn: valid Ant: doubtful

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CREDENCE

N. trust or belief.
Syn: acceptance Ant: mistrust

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CREDULITY

N. tendency to believe things too quickly or easily
Syn: gullibility Ant: skepticism

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INCREDULOUS

Adj. unable to believe something; amazed.
Syn: skeptical Ant: trusting

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DUB

Doubtful
Dubious, indubitable, redoubtable

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DUBIOUS

Adj. uncertain; doubtful
Syn: unconvinced Ant: positive

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INDUBITABLE

Adj. certain beyond doubt or question
Syn: absolute Ant: unsure

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REDOUBTABLE

Adj. worthy of fear or respect; mighty.
Syn: formidable