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confide
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  • There was a suggestion of immense pride and disdain in the face almost of hatred, and at the same time something confiding and very full of simplicity.
  • His expression was simple and confiding, and his manners were very polite and engaging.
  • The prince’s conversation was artless and confiding to a degree, and the servant could not help feeling that as from visitor to common serving-man this state of things was highly improper.
  • When the prince called upon him, he came and stood by his side, and in a calm, clear voice began to render an account of the mission confided to him.
  • He confides in the delicacy of your feelings, and in your friendship for him.
  • "Who knows but what I may have three!" he concluded to himself; but this dream, cherished inwardly, he never confided to a soul.
  • But I say, don’t be so confiding, especially as you know nothing.
  • You are confiding simply BECAUSE you know nothing.
  • …that he was to blame for all, but candidly confessed that he could not bring himself to feel any remorse for his original guilt towards herself, because he was a man of sensual passions which were inborn and ineradicable, and that he had no power over himself in this respect; but that he wished, seriously, to marry at last, and that the whole fate of the most desirable social union which he contemplated, was in her hands; in a word, he confided his all to her generosity of heart.

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  • She confided in her parents.
  • She confided in me. I won’t repeat what was said.

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