Confestly

Con*fest"ly

(?), adv. See Cofessedly.
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Con*fet"ti

(?), n. pl.; sing. -fetto (). [It. Cf. Comfit.] 1. Bonbons; sweetmeats; confections. [archaic]
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2. [originally, plaster or paper imitations of, or substitutes for, bonbons (confetti{1}).] small bits or streamers of brightly colored paper, thrown in celebration by carnival revelers, at weddings, etc.
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Con`fi*dant"

(?); 277), n. masc.,

Con`fi*dante"

(?; 277), n. fem. } [F. confident, confidente, formerly also spelt confidant, confidante. See Confide, and cf. Confident.] One to whom secrets, especially those relating to affairs of love, are confided or intrusted; a confidential or bosom friend.
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You love me for no other end
Than to become my confidant and friend;
As such I keep no secret from your sight.
Dryden.
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