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confide
used in Main Street

12 uses
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Definition
to place trust (in someone) by talking about private things or telling secrets
  • Miss Sherwin confided her latest scheme—moral motion pictures for country districts, with light from a portable dynamo hitched to a Ford engine.
    Chapter 5 (93% in)
  • Some day I hope to confide that a heap of extremely dubious pumpkins as a window-display doesn't exhilarate me much."
    Chapter 4 (8% in)
  • Mrs. Perry confided, "My, it's a shame we got to entertain you in such a cramped place.
    Chapter 12 (83% in)
  • Oh, what is there to confide?
    Chapter 13 (84% in)
  • "But I'm not the faithless wife who enjoys confiding that she's 'misunderstood.'
    Chapter 14 (4% in)
  • Carol heard him confiding to Bea, "You're a darn nice Swede girl.
    Chapter 16 (97% in)
  • "I don't want to hand myself anything but I believe I'll give a swell performance in this first act," confided Juanita.
    Chapter 18 (40% in)
  • When Jim Howland stopped and gaped at her there was no possibility that he was about to confide anything but his grudging, "Well, haryuh t'day?"
    Chapter 24 (10% in)
  • Mrs. Jack Elder added that this Erik Valborg had confided to Mrs. Gurrey that he would "love to design clothes for women."
    Chapter 28 (8% in)
  • Mrs. Kennicott confided to Ye Scribe that she will be connected with one of the multifarious war activities now centering in the Nation's Capital for a brief period before returning.
    Chapter 36 (94% in)
  • Guy Pollock wrote to a cousin, a temporary army captain, a confiding and buoyant lad who took Carol to tea-dances, and laughed, as she had always wanted some one to laugh, about nothing in particular.
    Chapter 37 (43% in)
  • She ran to them, she kissed Juanita, while Harry confided, "Hadn't expected to come to Washington—had to go to New York for some buying—didn't have your address along—just got in this morning—wondered how in the world we could get hold of you."
    Chapter 38 (4% in)

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