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ROOT: Fid

LATIN; fidere, fisus
MEANING: to trust, believe
Words: diffident, fidelity,confide

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Diffident

P.O.S: adj
MEANING: shy; not assertive
Syn: bashful
Ant: confident
Root: fid

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Fidelity

P.O.S: noun
MEANING: faithfulness, loyalty
Root: fid

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Confide

P.O.S: verb
MEANING: to trust (another) with information or a secret
Ant: conceal
Root: fid

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ROOT: fall

LATIN; fallere, falsum
MEANING: to deceive
Words: fallacy, fallacious, fallible

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Fallacy

P.O.S: noun
MEANING: a misleading or mistaken idea
SYN: misconception
ANT: truth
Root: fall

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Fallacious

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: misleading or deceptive
Root: fall

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Fallible

P.O.S: adj
MEANING: capable of being mistaken; imperfect
Ant: infallible, perfect
Root: fall

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ROOT: cred

LATIN; credere, creditum
MEANING: to trust, believe
Words: credible, credence, credulity, incredulous

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Credible

P.O.S: adj.
Meaning: able to be trusted in or believe
Syn: valid
Ant: doubtful
Root: cred

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Credence

P.O.S: noun
Meaning: trust or belief
Syn: acceptance
Ant: mistrust
Root: cred

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Credulity

P.O.S: noun
Meaning: tendency to believe things too quickly or easily
Syn: gullibility
Ant: skepticism
Root: cred

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Incredulous

P.O.S: adj.
Meaning: unable to believe something; amazed
Syn: skeptical
Ant: trusting
Root: cred

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ROOT: dub

LATIN; dubius, dubitare, dubitatum
Meaning: to doubt; doubtful
Words: dubious, indubitable, redoubtable

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Dubious

P.O.S: adj.
Meaning: uncertain; doubtful
Syn: unconvinced
Ant: positive
Root: dub

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Indubitable

P.O.S: adj.
Meaning: certain beyond doubt or question
Syn: absolute
Ant: unsure
Root: dub

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Redoubtable

P.O.S: adj.
Meaning: worthy of fear or respect; mighty
Syn: formidable
Root: dub