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 for confident
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Confident \Con"fi*dent\, n.
     See Confidant. --South. --Dryden.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: having or marked by confidence or assurance; "a confident
             speaker"; "a confident reply"; "his manner is more
             confident these days"; "confident of fulfillment" [ant:
             diffident, shy, timid, unsure]
      2: persuaded of; very sure; "were convinced that it would be to
         their advantage to join"; "I am positive he is lying"; "was
         confident he would win" [syn: convinced(p), positive(p),
      3: not liable to error in judgment or action; "most surefooted
         of the statesmen who dealt with the depression"- Walter
         Lippman; "demonstrates a surefooted storytelling talent"-
         Michiko Kakutani [syn: confident, surefooted, sure-

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  123 Moby Thesaurus words for "confident":
     agape, agog, all agog, anticipant, anticipating, anticipative,
     anticipatory, arrogant, aspiring, assured, awaiting, aweless,
     balanced, believing, bold, brash, brave, certain, cocksure, cocky,
     collected, composed, convinced, cool, courageous, dauntless,
     decided, determined, devout, dogmatic, doubtless, dreadless, eager,
     equanimous, equilibrious, expectant, expecting, faithful, fearless,
     fideistic, fond, forearmed, forestalling, forewarned, full of hope,
     gaping, hopeful, hoping, hubristic, impressed with,
     in anticipation, in expectation, in good heart, in hopes, intrepid,
     levelheaded, looking for, looking forward to, not surprised,
     of good cheer, of good hope, optimistic, overconfident, oversure,
     overweening, perky, persuaded, pietistic, pious, pistic, poised,
     pompous, positive, prepared, presuming, proud, pushful, pushy,
     ready, reassured, recollected, reliant, sanguine, satisfied,
     secure, self-assertive, self-assured, self-confident,
     self-controlled, self-important, self-possessed, self-reliant,
     self-restrained, sold on, sure, together, unafraid, unapprehensive,
     unbashful, undaunted, under the impression, undespairing,
     undiffident, undoubtful, undoubting, unfaltering, unfearful,
     unfearing, unfrightened, unhesitating, unscared, unshy,
     unsurprised, unterrified, untimid, untimorous, unwavering, uppity,
     valiant, waiting, waiting for, watching for, well-balanced

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