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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adjective arcane, arcanus, auricular, classified, concealed, fidus, hidden, imparted in secret, irrevealable, not for publication, not to be communicated, not to be disclosed, not to be quoted, not to be spoken of, off the record, private, restricted, secret, spoken in confiience, told in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 ?
Yes, I came hither to converse confidentially with General Monk, and ask him for an answer regarding certain interests; yes, the general being, doubtless, unable to pronounce before the expected battle, begged me to remain a week in the house I inhabit, promising me that in a week I should see him again.
You see," he continued confidentially, "we are up against something almost unique.
You mean to say that he was alone, talking confidentially with Hugh?
The Alta-Pacific approached him confidentially with an offer of reinstatement, which he promptly declined.
The dog-musher paused and nodded his head confidentially at Moosehide Mountain.
He approached me confidentially, and spoke in a mysterious whisper.
To say that I was surprised is to express very inadequately what I felt when I read your letter, informing me confidentially that I had employed a woman who was unworthy to associate with the young persons placed under my care.
Speaking confidentially to his next neighbour, the Doctor discovered that the lady referred to was already known to him
By the time when the fashionable delay of the half hour had expired, we were talking together as familiarly and as confidentially as if we had been all four of us old friends.
It's a woman this time, ma'am--or something like one," said this worthy person, confidentially.
Do you know," said Anne confidentially, "I've made up my mind to enjoy this drive.
Arnold's arm was round Blanche's waist, and they were talking confidentially with their heads close together.