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Friends and acquaintances

bestie

noun

someone’s bestie is their best friend

BFF

abbreviation

best friend(s) forever: used in social media to refer to a very close friend

friend

noun

someone you know well and like, but who is not a member of your family

acquaintance

noun

someone you know a little, who is not a close friend

companion

noun

a friend or pet that you spend a lot of time with

mate

noun

a friend

pal

noun

a friend

chum

noun

a close friend

girlfriend

noun

a female friend of a woman

confidante

noun

a woman who you trust and can discuss your secrets and private feelings with

conscious uncoupling

the act of ending a marriage or romantic relationship in a way which shows that the two people will remain friends …

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astronomer

someone who studies the stars and planets using scientific equipment including telescopes

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silver splitter

someone who divorces or separates from his/her partner in late middle age

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