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confesses

verb
present tense third-person singular of confess

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1 to make an acknowledgment of something unpleasant as true or valid
  • the thief confessed to dozens of robberies

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2 to accept the truth or existence of (something) usually reluctantly
  • political prisoners, under threat of torture, forced to confess their guilt

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confessed

confesses

confessing

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“Confesses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/confesses. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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