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Word: confidant

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


Sentences Containing 'confidant'

A pep talk between the two women confirms how Zatanna really meant, during the fateful discussion with Bruce, to explore the possibility of a true romance, but turned out quietly resigned to the role of best friend and confidant.
Although he had no criminal record, Marcello first became identified by authorities as a critical member of the Chicago Outfit in the 1980s because of his role as a driver for Chicago mob bosses Joseph Aiuppa and Sam "Wings" Carlisi and as a confidant to Carlisi.
Annie continues to live with her, serving all at once as nanny, housekeeper, confidant and best friend.
At the last general elections, held on 19 May 2009, its candidate for president, John Tembo (a longtime confidant of Banda), won 30.7% of the vote, and the party won 26 out of 193 seats.
Bogdanov was also a confidant of Sergey Sobyanin during the successful 2001 Tyumen Oblast Governor election and of Vladimir Putin during the 2004 Russian Presidential Election.
Boutoumites was highly regarded and trusted by Alexios; Anna Komnene calls him "Alexios' sole confidant".
De Mille's biographer, Carol Easton, describes him as the “quintessential male de Mille dancer” and de Mille's “closest confidant” in her artistic life.
Donna Evelyn Paulsen (Sarah Rafferty) is Harvey Specter's legal secretary, close friend, and confidant.
Fendall remained a loyal and close confidant to Clay through his long career.
For over three decades, Esther has been known as the long-serving maid, housekeeper and confidant for businesswoman Katherine Chancellor (Jeanne Cooper).
From that time and for many years, he was the inseparable companion and confidant of the chancellor, taking daily notes of his sayings and doings, and earning for himself the title of “Bismarck's Boswell.” He was at the chancellor's side during the whole of the campaign of 1870–71.
Galena-born John Aaron Rawlins, long a confidant of U.S. Grant, became the United States Secretary of War in the Grant Administration.
He was also a confidant to such tycoons as J. Pierpont Morgan, Cornelius Vanderbilt, and John D. Rockefeller.
He was often dubbed "18" by his confidant and broadcasting partner "Jiggs" McDonald because during his playing career he wore that number.
Her social interactions are generally limited to Granma and neighbor/schoolmate/confidant Trout, both of whom constantly pop the balloon of Agnes' dreams with hard facts and wisdom.
His most important private client (and personal confidant)had been Pinhas Rutenberg who, under his legal guidance,created the Jaffa Electric Company and later the Palestine Electric Company under British concession.
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.
Kyosuke quickly becomes Kirino's confidant for her secret hobby.
Roemer's first chief of staff, Len Sanderson, Jr., had previously been a journalist with the "Alexandria Daily Town Talk", had run Roemer's gubernatorial campaign and was a close confidant.
The confidant "Within A Painting" has Joseph fluttering on the piano improvising much like his peer Michael Jones.
The rest of the starring cast portray other employees at the firm: Louis Litt (Rick Hoffman), Harvey's rival; Rachel Zane (Meghan Markle), a paralegal who develops feelings for Mike; Donna Paulsen (Sarah Rafferty), Harvey's long-time legal secretary, close friend, and confidant; and Jessica Pearson (Gina Torres), the co-founder and managing partner of the firm.
Truman was especially close with Fields and even related with him as an emotional confidant at times, and the two at one point sat together for a portrait.
US embassy cables described him as being a confidant of Gaddafi who makes "many of his medical arrangements".
Valentine, will you permit me to make a confidant of a friend and reveal to him the love I bear you?''
While there, he met his legal secretary Donna Paulsen, who became his close friend and confidant.
While there, he was introduced to renowned Irish author James Joyce by Thomas MacGreevy, a poet and close confidant of Beckett who also worked there.
``But you will not make me your confidant, Maximilian?''
``It is so indeed; Mademoiselle Eugenie scarcely answers me, and Mademoiselled'Armilly, her confidant, does not speak to me at all.''

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::: adamant - hard; inflexible