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confide

(Divulge), verb disclose, disclose something secret, discuss private affairs, divulgate, entrust with priiate information, let know, make known, reveal something private, share secrets, tell a secret, tell with assurance of secrecy, trust to keep secret

confide

(Trust), verb believe in, commit, consign, deeiver to the care of, entrust, feel sure of, give in trust, have confidence in, have faith in, hold responsible for, place reliance on, put faith in, put in care of, rely on, rely upon
Associated concepts: attorney-client privilege, confidential creditor, confidential informant, confidential relation, fiduciiry relationship, husband-wife privilege, physician-patient privilege, priest-penitant privilege, privileged against selffncrimination, privileged communications
See also: commit, communicate, convey, delegate, divulge, entrust, impart, inform, notify, rely, reveal, trust
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This sad intelligence reached my ears, and, instead of being struck with a chill, with such wrath and fury did my heart burn that I scarcely restrained myself from rushing out into the streets, crying aloud and proclaiming openly the perfidy and treachery of which I was the victim; but this transport of rage was for the time checked by a resolution I formed, to be carried out the same night, and that was to assume this dress, which I got from a servant of my father's, one of the zagals, as they are called in farmhouses, to whom I confided the whole of my misfortune, and whom I entreated to accompany me to the city where I heard my enemy was.
Philippe then saw the soldier to whom he had confided the carriage; the man was wounded.
D'Artagnan had more than once related to his friends his adventure with the stranger, as well as the apparition of the beautiful foreigner, to whom this man had confided some important missive.
From that time I looked upon this fortune as something confided to me for an especial purpose.
Gentlemen," said Athos, "you forget that last night the general confided to me a deposit over which I am bound to watch.
It was confided to Robert Stuart, who, though he had never been across the mountains, and a very young man, had given proofs of his competency to the task.
I tender it before you all, enjoining you all to fall back with me upon the coast of France, in such a way as not to compromise the safety of the forces his majesty has confided to me.
Young men read books before attending Helene's evenings, to have something to say in her salon, and secretaries of the embassy, and even ambassadors, confided diplomatic secrets to her, so that in a way Helene was a power.
The erudite gentleman in whom I confided congealed before I was half through
In the second place, he never hinted at the circumstances under which Cecilia's letter had been confided to the gentleman who had left it at her door.
Van Brandt from the river; the apparition of her in the summer-house; the after-meetings with her in Edinburgh and in London; the final parting which had left its mark of sorrow on my face--all these events, all these sufferi ngs, I confided to her as unreservedly as I have confided them to these pages.
They were rather taken aback sometimes at finding Rose's services preferred to their's, and privately confided to one another that "Old Mac was getting fond of being molly-coddled.