Confidante in a sentence

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Definition of Confidante

  • a female confidant

How to use confidante in a sentence. Confidante pronunciation.

Esteeming herself in every respect Jessica's superior, she could not help a slight condescension in the tone she used to her; yet their friendship had much sincerity on both sides, and each was the other's only confidante.
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Madame de Campvallon was the confidante of all his projects, and added her own care to them; and both occupied themselves in organizing in advance their mutual existence, hereafter blended forever.
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He made his daughter Eleanor into his chief confidante, and the prime of her life was being rapidly consumed by her father.
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And so Major Alan Hawke had ample time to arrange his private plan of campaign as he guarded a respectful silence during Simpson's long relation, for his thoughts were now far away with Berthe Louison, and the lovely orphan, whose only confidante was his tender-hearted dupe Justine Delande.
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This Camilla was her governess, her friend, her confidante, I may almost say her mother.
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He made Jennie his confidante, and now, having gathered together their traveling comforts they took a steamer from New York to Liverpool.
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Mrs. Ellis, who had no great skill in reading character, belonged to the former class; and Mrs. Claxton was, therefore as just said, a particular friend, and in a certain sense a confidante. "The old trouble," replied Mrs. Ellis to the closing question of her friend.
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I owed it to her that I never had any confidante.
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He has been talking over the matter with Number Five, who is just the kind of person for a confidante.
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He was proud of his perfect-mannered wife, who was also his good friend and confidante; he was egregiously proud of his handsome boy.
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He was perfectly aware what he was doing, and all its risks and penalties; he knew the audacity of such an introduction, but he felt in his left-hand pocket for the sprig of fern which was an excuse for it; he knew the danger of following a possible confidante of desperadoes, but he felt in his right-hand pocket for the derringer that was equal to it.
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A superintendent ought to prepare an exact list of the members of her section, and to become intimately acquainted with them, so as to be as far as possible their friend and confidante, and to feel a stronger interest in their progress in study and their happiness in school, and a greater personal attachment to them than to any other scholars. 2.
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She was his nurse and late confidante a tearless woman, rigid in service.
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You have never been made his confidante?
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Mrs. Ellis, who had no great skill in reading character, belonged to the former class; and Mrs. Claxton was, therefore as just said, a particular friend, and in a certain sense a confidante.
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At that time madame conversed with her confidantes about her household affairs; she decided what dishes should be prepared for the following day.
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But for the two intervening days her secret hung upon her like a burden of guilt, and she longed inexpressibly for a confidante who would advise her what to do at this distressing issue.
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You see that I have been compelled to make a confidante of Laura, who is the only person allowed to enter my room at all times.
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I had no reason to suppose that, if C- C- had made a confidante of her friend, she would have made a mystery of it to me.
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I have some slight hesitation as to the part of Brangane, which appears to me spun out a little, because I cannot bear confidantes at all in a drama.
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Examples of Confidante

Example #1
As soon as the mathematical difficulty could be set aside, Nancy began to speak of her private troubles.
Example #2
Nancy, whose pursuit of 'culture' followed a less exhausting track, regarded the girl with a little envy and some compassion.
Example #3
The personal fortune of M. de Camors, united to that of the Marquise, left no limits to the fancies which their imagination could devise.
Example #4
From this day he resumed energetically the love of his life, his habits, his labors, and his thoughts for the future.
Example #5
To her he dictated the memoirs which were to avenge his memory, and she had to assure him constantly that his treatment had been a disgrace.
Example #6
His wife now offered so little resistance to his moods that she was practically useless to him.