confess confess  /kən ˈfɛs/

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  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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News

  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

Quotes

  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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