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    Using the Right Word: confidant, confident

    Monday, November 02, 2009

    A confidant is someone you trust. Confident means "self-assured."

    Mr. Barker had no confidant with whom he could share his ideas.
    Confident of her talent, Sharon leapt at any chance to speak.

    (From Write for Business, page 228, and Proofreader's Guide PDF, page 40)