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Synonyms for confidant

close friend

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Synonyms for confidant

one in whom secrets are confided

a person whom one knows well, likes, and trusts

Synonyms for confidant

someone to whom private matters are confided

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Then, there are other perks that the Confidants can unlock later on in the title.
The evidence shows that Americans have fewer confidants and those ties are also more family-based than they used to be," says Lynn Smith-Lovin, professor of sociology at Duke.
Estimating clandestine abortion with the confidants method--results from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
Wes and Macy are friends throughout most of this story, confidants who understand something essential about each other .
Catiline, having assembled a considerable following throughout Italy, as well as a core of confidants in the Senate, began organizing and training his recruits, preparing for an armed overthrow of the republic.
Earlier in the season, Jackson confidants believed he would be intrigued by other opportunities.
As confidants to the discontented, the editors of these newspapers published ideas and experiences not commonly found in public discourse from those who seldom saw their words in print.
This group proved invaluable as friends, confidants and corner consultants.
This shows how gangs, in jail, gain confidants, future business partners, and recruits.
Her best friend Albert has just been apprenticed as a newsboy and he, along with her teacher, Miss Eva, serve as confidants to Nessa's plan to change her undesirable fate.
Reached over and slid another rod from his thigh, smiled and said, ``I'd like to know who the friends and confidants are, because I went down my checklist of friends and confidants earlier, and I know none of those people had been consulted.
Not only do these advisors form part of his most intimate circle of political confidants, but they have also been instrumental in organizing, arming, and indoctrinating Chavez' "Bolivarian circles," a network of revolutionary cells spread throughout the civilian and military sectors.
Leonard and I have worked together closely for more than 20 years, and Claire and Leonard are my close friends and confidants.
reported Thursday that Giambi is so sure that the details of a contract are all but worked out to the letter that he has told confidants he will soon be the first baseman for the Yankees.
Most of the newly acquired letters are to Peron, from his confidants and others, chief among them Pablo Vicente, Pedro Michelini, Raul Matera, Ramon Landajo, Jorge Antonio and others.