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fesses (up)

verb
present tense third-person singular of 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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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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“Fesses (up).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fesses%20%28up%29. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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