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confide
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

4 uses
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Definition
to place trust (in someone) by talking about private things or telling secrets
  • —Curious coincidence, Mr Bloom confided to Stephen unobtrusively.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (21% in)
  • Master Lenehan at this made return that he had heard of those nefarious deeds and how, as he heard hereof counted, he had besmirched the lily virtue of a confiding female which was corruption of minors and they all intershowed it too, waxing merry and toasting to his fathership.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (21% in)
  • —It beats me, Mr Bloom confided to Stephen, medically I am speaking, how a wretched creature like that from the Lock hospital reeking with disease can be barefaced enough to solicit or how any man in his sober senses, if he values his health in the least.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (37% in)
  • Besides, though taste latterly had deteriorated to a degree, original music like that, different from the conventional rut, would rapidly have a great vogue as it would be a decided novelty for Dublin's musical world after the usual hackneyed run of catchy tenor solos foisted on a confiding public by Ivan St Austell and Hilton St Just and their genus omne.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (98% in)

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