Growing Your Vocabulary — Book B, Chapter 20

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-cred-
a root that means "to believe"
credence
an acceptance of something as true or real
credit
a special notice or attention, a source of honor
credential
an official notice giving you the right to do something
-dox-
a root that means "opinion"
paradox
a statement that does not seem to make sense, even though it might be true
orthodox
following a set of rules or traditional ideas
-am/ami-
a root that means "love"
-able
a suffix that means "able" or "able to be"
amiable
friendly and good-natured; able to be a friend
amateur
someone who does something for enjoyment and does not get paid for it
-fid-
a root that means "faith"
confidence
faith in something
bona fide
1. true; honest
2. the real thing; not a copy