They are lurking with only their most trusted confidantes in shadowy corners.
Many close, “With all my love,” or a series of xxs and oos, as he evolved into one of her most trusted confidants and advisers.
One of the most piercing observations of the article is that while those who had worked with him trusted Welby, no one knew him.
c.1200, from Old Norse traust "help, confidence," from Proto-Germanic *traust- (cf. Old Frisian trast, Dutch troost "comfort, consolation," Old High German trost "trust, fidelity," German Trost "comfort, consolation," Gothic trausti "agreement, alliance"). Related to Old English treowian "to believe, trust," and treowe "faithful, trusty" (see true). Meaning "businesses organized to reduce competition" is recorded from 1877. Trust-buster is recorded from 1903.
early 13c., from Old Norse treysta "to trust," from traust (see trust (n.)). Related: Trusted; trusting.