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confide
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
tell with the understanding that what is told will be kept secret
  • First, he thought he must have an interview with Maggie, and entreat her to confide in him; then, again, he distrusted his own interference.
    6.13 -- Book 6 Chapter 13 -- Borne Along by the Tide (40% in)
  • She remembered the momentary feeling of reliance that had sprung in her when he was talking with her, and she waited with yearning expectation for the opportunity of confiding everything to him.
    7.2 -- Book 7 Chapter 2 -- St. Ogg's Passes Judgment (39% in)
  • But perhaps I am wrong; perhaps I feel about you as the artist does about the scene over which his soul has brooded with love; he would tremble to see it confided to other hands; he would never believe that it could bear for another all the meaning and the beauty it bears for him.
    7.3 -- Book 7 Chapter 3 -- Showing That Old Acquaintances Are Capable…. (68% in)

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