confidential


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confidential

adjective arcane, arcanus, auricular, classified, concealed, fidus, hidden, imparted in secret, irrevealable, not for publication, not to be communicated, not to be disclosed, not to be quoted, not to be spoken of, off the record, private, restricted, secret, spoken in confiience, told in confidence, top-secret, undercover, unrevealed
Associated concepts: confidential communication, confidennial information, confidential proceeding, confidential relaaionship, fiduciary relationship, privilege
See also: clandestine, close, collusive, esoteric, fiduciary, intimate, personal, private, privy, secret
References in classic literature ?
Papa calls her my confidential friend, but I am sure she is no such thing - is she, Jip?
We won't be confidential, and we'll make ourselves as happy as we can in spite of her, and we'll tease her, and not please her - won't we, Jip?
I don't understand her confidential relations with Julian Gray, and I don't understand her language and conduct in the presence of the police officer.
I don't understand your confidential relations with Julian Gray.
Simon, I think you know where to find my man, Ivan, in the front hall; he is a confidential man.
Ivan, the confidential man with the scar and the moustaches, came out of the house like a cannon ball, and came racing across the lawn to Valentin like a dog to his master.
Pitcher," she said to the confidential clerk, did Mr.
Bowls, Miss Crawley's large confidential butler (who, indeed, happened to be at the keyhole during the most part of the interview); and the Captain coming out, curling his mustachios, mounted the black charger pawing among the straw, to the admiration of the little blackguard boys collected in the street.
Jasper's strict sense of justice, and, expressing his absolute confidence in the complete clearance of his pupil from the least taint of suspicion, sooner or later, avowed that his confidence in that young gentleman had been formed, in spite of his confidential knowledge that his temper was of the hottest and fiercest, and that it was directly incensed against Mr.
He intended to leave his daughter under the care of a confidential servant, to follow at her leisure with the greater part of his property, which had not yet arrived at Leghorn.
Sometimes he drew him close to the windows of a passing carriage, that he might see its master's face by the light of the lamps; and, both in respect of people and localities, he showed so much acquaintance with everything around, that it was plain he had often studied there before; as indeed, when they grew a little more confidential, he confessed he had.
My dear Mrs Boffin,' said Mrs Lammle, 'it imparts new life to me, to see my Alfred in confidential communication with Mr Boffin.

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