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fess (up)

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1 to accept the truth or existence of (something) usually reluctantly

  • he fessed up to breaking the antique vase only after his guilt was obvious
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come clean (about)

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2 to make an acknowledgment of something unpleasant as true or valid

  • at first he denied everything, but eventually he realized that he had no choice but to fess up
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