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Confidant

 

a stock character in French and Russian classical tragedy of the 17th and 18th centuries. The confidant is usually a person close to the hero or heroine, such as a nurse, tutor, or secretary. It is a supporting role: in answering the confidant’s questions, the hero reveals his own thoughts, feelings, and actions.

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Both 24-year-old Bilawal and his father will make speeches at the event to be held outside the Bhutto family's mausoleum near the PPP's stronghold of Naudero, said the confidant who did not want to be named.
The psychological explanations for her behavior are rather pat and, also in the negative column, a number of rom-com genre cliches (everyone Jamie knows pairs up in unsurprising ``surprise'' combinations, wrong conclusions are jumped to regarding her lovers and other females, her closest confidant is a desexualized African-American guy, etc.
Craving recognition, Joan, Bob and Richard were fiercely competitive, secretive, confidant, and independent.
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Married off to another artist who agrees to the arrangement for the dowry, they move to Florence where despite great odds Artemisia studies art, becomes a confidant of the controversial Galileo, raises a daughter, and begins to realize the breadth of her own talent.
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