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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TRUSTIER

What trustier messenger could I find now that I have lent him zest by fright?

No better or trustier ally than the Missouri statesman, in a hard fight for a principle, could be desired.

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c., "trusting," from trust (n.) + -y (2); meaning "reliable, to be counted on" is from early 14c. The noun meaning "a prisoner granted special privileges as reward for good conduct" is first attested 1855.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.