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a person who shares beliefs, attitudes, feelings, or features with another; also called kindred soul's 21st Century Lexicon
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  • She had found a kindred spirit, and it has been ruthlessly torn from her arms as kindred spirits so often are.

    Elizabeth and her German Garden "Elizabeth", AKA Marie Annette Beauchamp
  • Is not there a kindred spirit in his own thoughts every moment of his life?

    The Elm Tree Tales F. Irene Burge Smith
  • Nothing, save that there is a kindred spirit which is always likely to lead us into trouble.

    Hearts and Masks Harold MacGrath
  • Accordingly, with his friend of kindred spirit, he sought refuge in the bush.

    The Lonely Island R.M. Ballantyne
  • There was no friend to inspire enthusiasm and give courage, no kindred spirit to react on this masterful but lonely mind.

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kindred spirit

Also, kindred soul. An individual with the same beliefs, attitudes or feelings as oneself. For example, Dean and I are kindred spirits when it comes to spending money—we're both tight. [ Mid-1800s ]
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