VERBS appear, be, feel, look, seem, sound | become, get, grow He's got more confident as he's got older. She gradually grew more confident. | remain | make sb Going to university has made her more confident.
ADV. extremely, really, remarkably, very | absolutely, completely, entirely, fully, perfectly, supremely, totally | increasingly | fairly, pretty, quite, reasonably | calmly, quietly, serenely He came out of the interview feeling quietly confident. She sauntered onto the set, looking serenely confident. | cautiously | socially You get young people who appear to be socially confident, but inside they are a bundle of neuroses.
PREP. about We are confident about the future. | of I'm fully confident of winning the title.