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Fid

Latin. Fidere,Fisus means to trust to believe
Diffident, Fidelity, Confide

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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
At: Treachery

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Confide

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

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Fall

Latin. Fallere,Falsum means to deceive
Fallacy, Fallacious, Fallible

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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. Credere,Creditum means to trust to believe
Credible, Credence, Credulity, Incredulous

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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 to 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. Dubitare,dubitatum means to doubt
Dubious, Indubitable, Redoubtable

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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