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  trust
two modes of trust
    child's version of trust
        belief
            - to accept as true
            - to credit with veracity
        truth
            - proven to be or accepted as true
            - not false or erroneous
        faith
            - without logical proof or material evidence
        hope
            - to wish for with expectation of fulfillment
        naive
            - uncomplicated
            - credulous
            - lacking in critical ability or analytical insight
        gullible
            - easily deceived or taken advantage of
    adult's version of trust
        rely / reliance
            - to bind fast
            - one that can be relied on
            - with good evidence
            - occurance in the future
        confidence
            - commitment
                a decision to commit oneself and accept the consequences
            - confide
                to put in another's keeping
        depend
            - to rely, for support or aid
        assurance / assure
            - to secure
            - to make safe
            - not likely to fail
            - stable
            - guarantee
            - free from:
                danger
                risk of loss
                fear
                doubt
        know
            - to perceive directly
            - to apprehend with cetainty
                to be certain
            - to have an understanding of
            - to have thorough experience with
        certain
            - sure to come or happen
                future
            - beyond doubt
            - unfailing
 
[all definitions from AHD 3]

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