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kindred spirit

Also, kindred soul. An individual with the same beliefs, attitudes or feelings as oneself. For example, Dean and I are kindred spirits when it comes to spending money-we're both tight. [Mid-1800s]
See also: kindred, spirit
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You're both queer enough, if that's what you mean by kindred spirits," said Marilla with a sniff.
I found a kindred spirit in Jonathan Miller (The Humanist Interview: "A Brief History of Jonathan Miller," July/ August 2007).
Fans of Neil Gaiman's American Gods may find a kindred spirit in this novel.
As he delves ever more riskily and recklessly into the question of who his new, troubled friend actually may be, Gabriel becomes more and more the fact-hunting detective, when he should be the inner child (it's OK to use that term; the film itself offers several put-downs of New Age thinking) desperate to find a kindred spirit.
John further said that Jessica was a kindred spirit girl.
FINALLY, after a massive manhunt among the accredited pundits at the World Cup, I found a kindred spirit.
Hull boss Bruce is six years younger than the 59-year-old Allardyce but he says they share a kindred spirit and the former centre-halves will be getting together soon for their annual holiday together.
11), at last a kindred spirit, every one of his ideas I hold up as common sense.
But people like me who love and understand the camaraderie, heartbreak, vertiginous highs and deep troughs of National Hunt racing feel we've lost a kindred spirit by Ginger McCain's death at 80.
I guess that when you claim to speak "from the true kindred spirit of friendship and hope", this spirit does not apply to all.
He was back to waiting tables when celebrated US indie folksters Midlake found him, recognised in him a kindred spirit and got him into a nearby studio to create his first solo record, Queen of Denmark.
Vera (8pm) DCI Vera Stanhope finds a kindred spirit in the son of a murdered woman and comes to realise the key to the case is hidden deep in his memory.
The NubluJazz Festival in Istanbul presents legendary 70's trumpeter Eddie Henderson, the most prominent names of Europe jazz, Bugge Wesseltoft & Eric Truffaz/Sly Johnson duo, Nublu's own Ilhan Ersahin's Istanbul Sessions, Love Trio & I Led 3 Lives projects, vocal legend Bobby McFerrin's super-talented son Taylor McFerrin and his kindred spirit from Istanbul, Bora Uzer, nu-jazz innovator Rubin Steiner, UK Chart monster & a 2008 Mercury Nominee Portico Quartet, and Turkish local talents Sarp Maden, Alp Ersonmez & 123.
THE DAY THE SUNSHINE ENDS Thirty years ago I was lost and lonely Drifting aimlessly; life without purpose Then I met you You changed me in so many ways You gave me new hope You brought love into my life My dark emptiness was transformed Sunshine embraced me The void of love began to fill Filling day by day Each day you added a little more Each day I loved you a little more I lived for your voice; for your smile I looked in your eyes; a kindred spirit I saw the real you; the hidden you I saw beyond your protective mask It only made me love you more I hope for many more years together Our separation far in the distance For life without you has no meaning That would surely be The day the sunshine ends David Wyatt, Hipswell Highway, Coventry.
The team uncovers evidence that the victim was being poisoned, and Abby in particular takes the case to heart, feeling like the researcher was a kindred spirit.