confess confess  /kən ˈfɛs/


  1. (v) confess to a punishable or reprehensible deed, usually under pressure
  2. (v) admit (to a wrongdoing)
  3. (v) confess to God in the presence of a priest, as in the Catholic faith


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  1. Happy Birthday, Tip-Tap Room! What I've Learned in Year One by Brian Poe

    We’re celebrating our first birthday at The Tip Tap Room in Beacon Hill and I must confess, I’ve learned a lot this past year. Here’s a short list:
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  2. Monday lost and found: Joe Esposito 'You're the Best'

    It's summer movie season and that means you and I can be found down at the local cineplex watching all the blockbusters. Or maybe not. I must confess to only patronizing the theatres a few times in recent years as I prefer the comforts of home for my movie watching.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Tampa Bay Times


  1. "If they have enough proof that he committed the crime in Peru, maybe, just maybe that might help to get him to confess in Natalee's case," a Holloway family lawyer told the AP.
    on Jun 4, 2010 By: Natalee Holloway Source: The Pulse

  2. "When we completed the stadiums, people started to talk about security and other issues, but we have had a great tournament. And today, a lot of people who are honest enough have come out and said 'we confess, we were wrong about your country',"...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Jacob Zuma Source: afrol News

  3. "He certainly keeps things interesting -- a little too interesting at times tonight, I must confess," McCain said.
    on Feb 12, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Reuters India

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