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confide
used in The Poisonwood Bible

4 uses
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Definition
to place trust (in someone) by talking about private things or telling secrets
  • One of the men in the congregation confided to Father that having church just every old now and then, as it seems to them, instead of on market day, has always bamfuzzled everybody about the Christians.
    Book 1 — Genesis (50% in)
  • But on another day he came back smiling sideways and confided to Mama that every man has his price.
    Book 3 — Judges (41% in)
  • "As she disappeared back into the boat, Brother Fowles confided to Mother in a low voice, "I wish we could do more for you.
    Book 3 — Judges (54% in)
  • Finally, I've confided to Thérèse, I understand the subjunctive tense.
    Book 5 — Exodus (29% in)

There are no more uses of "confide" in The Poisonwood Bible.

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