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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
     Na["i]ve.]
     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) :

  naif
      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,
     yokel
  
  

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