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kindred spirit

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Definition of kindred spirit in English:

noun

A person whose interests or attitudes are similar to one’s own: I longed to find a kindred spirit he was a kindred spirit to them
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  • Roth was almost a kindred spirit, but his attitude toward life came from simply not caring, instead of the malicious pleasure Eric found in destruction.
  • As it was, I got to meet a lot of people I'd only heard about, represent my local indie bookstore, and generally feel like I was in a space among friends or at least kindred spirits.
  • How could I recognise a kindred spirit, a possible friend?

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