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intimate

intimate as in someone to whom private matters are confided

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    • confidantsomeone to whom private matters are confided
    intimate as in give to understand
    • "I insinuated that I did not like his wife"

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    • adumbratedescribe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of; give to understand
    • insinuateintroduce or insert (oneself) in a subtle manner; give to understand
    intimate as in imply as a possibility
    • "The evidence suggests a need for more clarification"

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    • suggestmake a proposal, declare a plan for something; drop a hint; imply as a possibility; call to mind
    intimate as in marked by close acquaintance, association, or familiarity
    • "intimate friend"
    • "intimate relations between economics, politics, and legal principles - V.L. Parrington"
    intimate as in concerning things deeply private and personal
    • "intimate correspondence"
    • "private family matters"

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    • privatean enlisted man of the lowest rank in the Army or Marines; confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy; concerning things deeply private and personal; concerning one person exclusively; not expressed
    intimate as in having or fostering a warm or friendly and informal atmosphere
    • "had a cozy chat"
    • "a relaxed informal manner"
    • "an intimate cocktail lounge"
    • "the small room was cozy and intimate"

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    • cozya padded cloth covering to keep a teapot warm ; enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space; having or fostering a warm or friendly and informal atmosphere; suggesting connivance
    • informalnot formal; not officially recognized or controlled; used of spoken and written language ; having or fostering a warm or friendly and informal atmosphere
    intimate as in having mutual interests or affections
    • "of established friendship"
    • "on familiar terms"
    • "pretending she is on an intimate footing with those she slanders"

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    • familiara person attached to the household of a high official (as a pope or bishop) who renders service in return for support ; a friend who is frequently in the company of another; a spirit (usually in animal form) that acts as an assistant to a witch or wizard ; well known or easily recognized; within normal everyday experience; (usually followed by `with') well informed about or knowing thoroughly; having mutual interests or affections
    intimate as in used euphemistically to refer to the genitals
    • "he touched her intimate parts"
    intimate as in involved in a sexual relationship
    • "the intimate (or sexual) relations between husband and wife"
    • "she had been intimate with many men"

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    • sexualof or relating to or characterized by sexuality; having or involving sex; involved in a sexual relationship
    intimate as in innermost or essential
    • "the inner logic of Cubism"
    • "the internal contradictions of the theory"
    • "the intimate structure of matter"

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    • innerlocated inward; located or occurring within or closer to a center; innermost or essential; confined to an exclusive group; exclusive to a center; inside or closer to the inside of the body
    • internalhappening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface; occurring within an institution or community; inside the country; located inward; innermost or essential
    intimate as in thoroughly acquainted through study or experience
    • "this girl, so intimate with nature-W.H.Hudson"
    • "knowledgeable about the technique of painting- Herbert Read"

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    • knowledgeablehighly educated; alert and fully informed; thoroughly acquainted through study or experience
    • versedthoroughly acquainted through study or experience; an injectable form of benzodiazepine (trade name Versed) useful for sedation and for reducing pain during uncomfortable medical procedures