Base information:

  • Denotation: "believe in, accept as true"
  • Root: Old French croire, creire and Latin credo, credere, credidi, creditum
  • Root Language: Old French and Latin
  • Type: bound
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Word sums:

  • re + Cre + ancy -> recreancy
  • re + Cre + ant -> recreant
  • mis + Cre + ant -> miscreant