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confiding

adjective

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having or showing trust in another
  • a very confiding child who is a little too eager to trust total strangers

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confiding

verb
present participle of confide

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“Confiding.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/confiding. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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