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The root "cred" means believe. These are vocabulary words stemming from that root.

accreditation

granting approval or belief in a school

credential

a document that proves a person is believable

credible

believable; reliable

credit

to believe that someone will do something

creditor

a person who believes that he will be paid back the money that he loaned

credulous

tending to believe too easily; easily convinced; easily fooled

creed

a set of religious beliefs or principles

discredit

to refuse to believe; to reject as untrue

incredible

not believable; improbable; unlikely

incredulous

doubting; unwilling or unable to believe

cred

believe

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