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fid (root)

Latin; "to trust, believe"
Words: diffident, fidelity, confide

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diffident

adj. Shy; not assertive (fid)
Synonym: bashful
Antonym: confident

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Fidelity

n. Faithfulness; loyalty (fid)

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confide

v. to trust with information or a secret (fid)
Antonym: conceal

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fall (root)

Latin; "to deceive"
Words: fallacy, fallacious, fallible

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fallacy

n. A misleading or mistaken idea (fall)
Synonym: misconception
Antonym: truth

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fallacious

adj. Misleading or deceptive (fall)

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fallible

adj. Capable of being mistaken; imperfect (fall)
Antonym: infallible, flawless

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cred (root)

Latin; "to trust, believe"
Words: credible, credence, credulity, incredulous

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credible

adj. Able to be trusted in or believed (cred)
Synonym: valid
Antonym: doubtful

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credence

n. Trust or belief (cred)
Synonym: acceptance
Antonym: mistrust

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credulity

n. Tendency to believe things to quickly or easily (cred)
Synonym: gullibility
Antonym: skepticism

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incredulous

adj. Unable to believe something; amazed (cred)
Synonym: skeptical
Antonym: trusting

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dub (root)

Latin; "doubtful"
Words: dubious, indubitable, redoubtable

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dubious

adj. Uncertain; doubtful (dub)
Synonym: unconvinced
Antonym: positive

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indubitable

adj. Certain beyond doubt or question (dub)
Synonym: absolute
Antonym: unsure

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redoubtable

adj. Worthy of fear or respect; mighty (dub)
Synonym: formidable