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 for naif
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Naif \Na"["i]f`\ (?; formerly ?), a. [F. na["i]f. See
     1. Having a true natural luster without being cut; -- applied
        by jewelers to a precious stone.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Na["i]ve; as, a na["i]f remark. --London Spectator.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of
             guile or worldly experience; "a teenager's naive
             ignorance of life"; "the naive assumption that things can
             only get better"; "this naive simple creature with wide
             friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances" [syn:
             naive, naif] [ant: sophisticated]
      n 1: a naive or inexperienced person

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  50 Moby Thesaurus words for "naif":
     babe, boob, child, child of nature, chump, cinch, credulous person,
     cull, dove, dupe, easy mark, easy pickings, fall guy, fish, fool,
     gobe-mouches, greener, greenhorn, greeny, gudgeon, gull, hick,
     infant, ingenue, innocent, lamb, leadpipe cinch, lout, mere child,
     monkey, noble savage, oaf, patsy, pigeon, plaything, prize sap,
     pushover, rube, sap, saphead, schlemiel, simple soul, sitting duck,
     stooge, sucker, toy, trusting soul, unsophisticate, victim,

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