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noun as in friend

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Example Sentences

They were married in December 1954, and Joyce remained her husband’s closest confidante.

While its influence is clearly perceptible in the Prince of Wales, the heir to the throne has reportedly told confidantes that he hated his time at Gordonstoun.

From Time

Klara does her best to be a friend, aide, and confidante to Josie while continuing to learn about the world around her and decode the mysteries of human behavior.

Malatras is a longtime confidante of Cuomo, having served as his chief of operations from 2014 to 2017.

Some of his close confidantes and most loyal aides have chosen to resign rather than defend his rhetoric.

From Axios

His confidante, Louis Howe, reminded FDR there had never been a divorced president.

Mary drank to mask her pain, wipe out her feelings, and sleep,” says a confidante, “not get drunk.

He didn't much want the job, he was more fulfilled as Jack's confidante that he was ever likely to be as Jack's heir.

Dame Maggie Smith's fiery Dowager Countess will get a confidante in the form of Lady Shackleton, played by Dame Harriet Walters.

She, then still a teen, instantly became his closest confidante and companion through the many storms of his career.

I must have a confidante here, and there are only two to choose from.

The noble lady has bargained to make over to her confidante all her interest in Hervey's heart.

You will at once see from this that Sally had lost no time in finding a confidante for the fossil's communication.

Mrs. Beaumont opened the delicate case with a sigh, which claimed the notice of her young confidante.

The girl who had relied upon herself from childhood, needed no explanation, no confidante.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to confidante, such as: acquaintance, adviser, companion, confidant, crony, and adherent.

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