The very merchants whose droning she found the dullest at the two or three parties which were given to welcome her were the pleasantest confidants of all when they had something to talk about—lemons or cotton voile or floor-oil.
The voice of the other interlocutor Carol did not catch, nor, though Mrs. Bogart was proclaiming that he was her confidant and present assistant, did she catch the voice of Mrs. Bogart’s God.
But normally——Can’t I be the confidant of the old French plays, the tiring-maid with the mirror and the loyal ears?"
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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.