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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of confide.

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Examples

  • Einstein confided that this attitude made him suspect that the Brandeis crowd was “committing sabotage” of his mission.

    How Einstein Divided America's Jews

  • The key, he confided, is to take at least one major fishing trip a year.

    The Greatest Fishing Lodges in the World

  • I have in my possession a MS. work in French, confided to me by a friend, whose name alone would give it celebrity were it permitted to be mentioned.

    Letters

  • He was challenged by the sentinels; he gave the word confided to him by Murat, and was instantly made prisoner by the soldiers.

    Ferdinando Eboli

  • Wainwood gave her name and confided that she was a female of easy virtue with whom he had consorted in Boston before the war.

    Washington

  • Mukti looked on, appalled, and noticing his expression Busner confided: 'Y'know, you can take the man out of the institution - but after half a century odd, you can't deprive him altogether of the institutional food.'

    The Guardian World News

  • As Valen found out, I knew quite early on that if I ever 'confided' in my girl friends, it would only be all over the lunch room by Monday.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • Here's the second, "confided" to O'Connor "on several occasions": "I'm the guy they used to call Deep Throat."

    Richard Bradley: Vanity Fair and Deep Throat: The Story Behind the Story

  • The other day a white American man "confided" to me, unsolicited, how he knows a number of other white Americans who he says "would sooner hire immigrants" than hire Black Americans.

    Marian's Blog:

  • "You guys help me appreciate this place," he confided, meaning his Amercian friends in general I suppose.

    kinaesthesia Diary Entry

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