Pierre was one of those people who, in spite of an appearance of what is called weak character, do not seek a confidant in their troubles.
He wrote to Arakcheev, the Emperor’s confidant: "It must be as my sovereign pleases, but I cannot work with the Minister (meaning Barclay).
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It all seemed very noble—and frustrating to those involved—until Mark came across an exchange between Mr. Spilker and Ladena Lichliter, who seemed to be his closest confidant, that sent an icy chill along his arms.
James Dashner -- The Kill Order
In the cereal aisle or frozen food section, Gabby couldn’t seem to avoid him, and he became something of a confidant.