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Diffident

adj. Shy; not assertive.
Root: Fid
Syn: bashful
Ant: confident

2

Fidelity

n. Faithfulness; loyalty.
Root: Fid
Syn: loyalty
Ant: treachery

3

Confide

v. To trust another with information or a secret.
Root: Fid
Syn: trust
Ant: conceal

4

Fallacy

n. A misleading or mistaken idea.
Root: Fall
Syn: misconception
Ant: truth

5

Fallacious

adj. Misleading or deceptive.
Root: Fall
Syn: false
Ant: truth

6

Fallible

adj. Capable of being mistaken; imperfect.
Root: Fall
Syn: mistaken
Ant: infallible, flawless.

7

Credible

adj. Able to be trusted in or believed.
Root: Cred
Syn: valid
Ant: doubtful

8

Credence

n. Trust or belief.
Root: Cred
Syn: acceptance
Ant: mistrust

9

Credulity

n. Tendency to believe things to quickly or easily.
Root: Cred
Syn: gullibility
Ant: skepticism

10

Incredulous

adj. Unable to believe something; amazed.
Root: Cred
Syn: skeptical
Ant: trusting

11

Dubious

adj. uncertain; doubtful.
Root: Dub
Syn: unconvinced
Ant: positive

12

Indubitable

adj. Certain beyond doubt or question.
Root: Dub
Syn: absolute
Ant: unsure

13

Redoubtable

adj. Worthy of fear or respect; mighty.
Root: Dub
Syn: formidable
Ant: weak

14

Fid

To trust; believe.

15

Fall

To deceive.

16

Cred

To trust;believe.

17

Dub

Doubtful.