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Word: confidant

Definition: (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)


Sentences Containing 'confidant'

Valentine, will you permit me to make a confidant of a friend and reveal to him the love I bear you?''
``It is so indeed; Mademoiselle Eugenie scarcely answers me, and Mademoiselled'Armilly, her confidant, does not speak to me at all.''
``But you will not make me your confidant, Maximilian?''
I gave a cry of surprise, threw up my arms to cover my face, and, rushing to my confidant, the Lascar, entreated him to prevent anyone from coming up to me.

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