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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TRUSTIEST

The Prince de Cond wrote me that you were his trustiest agent.'

Pizarro reserved twenty of the trustiest blades for his own escort.

This man and his father are the trustiest frendes we have in these partes.

Volumnia remarks of the deceased that he was the trustiest and dearest person!

Morgan ordered the women and priests to be double-guarded by the trustiest, and it was well that he did so.

“Sir Everard has sent four of his trustiest servants with me,” remarked Garnet.

Five were the faithful wardens of his life, and the best and trustiest of them all flung open wide the door he long had kept.

In 1878 Mr. Oversluys, one of our trustiest and most experienced collectors, was despatched to Costa Rica.

He encountered very adverse weather, and was driven back with the loss of a ship and one of his trustiest companions .

Before all, take care to occupy the adjoining apartment with the trustiest soldiers.

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.