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confideverb [I or T]

uk   /kənˈfaɪd/  us   /kənˈfaɪd/
to ​tell something ​secret or ​personal to someone who you ​trust not to ​tell anyone ​else: [+ that] He confided (to her) that his ​hair was not his own. [+ speech] "My ​husband doesn't ​knowyet, but I'm going to ​leave him," she confided.
confiding
adjective uk   /kənˈfaɪ.dɪŋ/  us   /kənˈfaɪ.dɪŋ/
a confiding ​tone/​whisper
confidingly
adverb uk   /kənˈfaɪ.dɪŋ.li/  us   /kənˈfaɪ.dɪŋ.li/
She ​spoke in a ​lowvoice, ​leaning towards him confidingly.
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confideverb

 us   /kənˈfɑɪd/
to ​tell something ​secret or ​personal to someone whom you ​trust not to ​tell anyone ​else: [I] As ​sisters, they have always confided in each other. [+ that clause] She confided that most of her ​clients were ​actors.
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