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I'll give you my word of honor to keep any secret you confide to me.

Besides, it is a privilege and pleasure to confide in my Little Dorrit.

The happiness of being able to talk about it, and to confide their happiness to each other!

Our customers over there, seem not to be able to confide their property to us fast enough.

The deed was not then accomplished, neither did he confide in me.

I have had no one to confide in; no one to advise me; no one to save me from the horrors of my existence.

I know I may confide it to you, and I rely upon your questioning me no more at this time.'

His trouble did not appear to be one that he could confide—at present, at least.

But naturally Peter did not confide his obsession to Lalkhan.

With whom could he discuss such a matter, to whom could he confide his doubts and hesitation?

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "to trust or have faith," from Latin confidere "to trust in, rely firmly upon, believe" (see confidence). Meaning "to share a secret with" is from 1735; phrase confide in (someone) is from 1888. Related: Confided; confiding.

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