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noun as in close friend

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Some of Giuliani’s closest allies and confidants have not been shy about attacking other conservative leaders for refusing to swoop in during the attorney’s time of need.

Chris Cuomo has long been a key confidant of his brother, regularly advising him about politics, according to people who know both men.

Abdullah’s regime said Hamzah was in cahoots with Bassem Awadallah, a former finance minister and longtime confidant of the king, and Sharif Hassan bin Zaid, another royal family figure, to target “the security and stability of the nation.”

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The Viennese psychoanalyst reported his discovery in a breathless letter to his colleague and confidant, Wilhelm Fliess.

We have gathered there as hopeful advocates and confidants when “the boss” was elsewhere.

When a top Mobutu confidant named Colonel Alphonse Bangala purchased the island, Lometcha bought shares.

A longtime confidant of and lawyer for Lyndon Johnson, Fortas remained a close advisor after joining the Court.

Inside was Mandelbaum, her twenty-four-year-old son Julius, and her most trusted confidant, Herman Stoude.

Otis Moss, Jr., the noted African-American civil rights leader and confidant of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., concurred.

If the President went through with the appointment, he was counting on his confidant to bust open those particular X-Files.

He was at once banker and confidant of most of the Indians who were getting ahead in agriculture and stock-raising.

When M. George Spero was announced, she felt that an unknown friend, almost a confidant, had arrived.

The king and his confidant sprang ashore and walked quickly in the direction of the Pre-aux-Clercs.

She had wanted to make a confidant of her relative, and had decided that nothing could be more unwise.

"I was well advised in not making you my confidant sooner, if this is how you take it," cried Miss Chressham angrily.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to confidant, such as: acquaintance, adviser, companion, crony, adherent, and familiar.

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