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intimates

noun
plural of intimate

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a person who has a strong liking for and trust in another
  • usually quite aloof in public, he's actually very relaxed with his intimates

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intimates

verb
present tense third-person singular of intimate

Synonyms & Antonyms of intimates (Entry 2 of 2)

to convey an idea indirectly
  • trying to intimate that there was more going on than anyone knew

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“Intimates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/intimates. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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