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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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Her room at Miss Mills' boarding house was "a very humble little room, but Polly had done her best to make it pleasant, and it already had a homelike look, with the cheery fire and the household pets chirping and purring confidingly on the rug" (149).
Few writers before modern times allow their readers so confidingly into this extradiegetic narrator's world of composition as Byron in Don Juan.
Interviewer Mary Riddell reports in the magazine: "When I tell him a horror story about Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, he puts his hand over the tape recorder and says confidingly 'Oh, that's where Cherie Blair is having her Caesarean section.
The "amiable" Richard Steele, whose "own natural tears flow as he takes your hand and confidingly asks your sympathy," thereby makes a claim upon the reader's sympathy as irresistible as "the frank advance of a child, or .
Awful in stern, immovable majesty, how softly these rocks are adorned, and how fine and reassuring the company they keep: their feet among beautiful groves and meadows, their brows in the sky, a thousand flowers leaning confidingly against their feet, bathed in floods of water, floods of light, while the snow and waterfalls, the winds and avalanches and clouds shine and sing and wreathe about them as the years go by, and myriads of small winged creatures--birds, bees, butterflies--give glad animation and help to make all the air into music.
Singing mostly from memory, every word had absolute clarity and expressive weight - a superbly fluent and at times almost confidingly conversational narrator.
Wispelwey's confidingly tender Faure Apres un Reve iced the cake beautifully.
Opening with Colin Parr's poignant, controlled clarinet solo (Nino Rota must have known this score when he penned the music which begins The Godfather, the First Symphony progresses with string writing which is often confidingly conversational rather than bombastically rhetorical.