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confide
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

4 uses
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Definition
to place trust (in someone) by talking about private things or telling secrets
  • Yet the matter was so delicate that I could not confide it to an agent without putting myself in his power.
    Adventure I — A Scandal in Bohemia (31% in)
  • It was from the reigning family of Holland, though the matter in which I served them was of such delicacy that I cannot confide it even to you, who have been good enough to chronicle one or two of my little problems.
    Adventure III — A Case of Identity (9% in)
  • Knowing that my wife would be terribly anxious, I slipped off my ring and confided it to the Lascar at a moment when no constable was watching me, together with a hurried scrawl, telling her that she had no cause to fear.
    Adventure VI — The Man with the Twisted Lip (97% in)
  • My heart is lightened already since I have confided my trouble to you.
    Adventure VIII — The Adventure of the Speckled Band (40% in)

There are no more uses of "confide" in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

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