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Maybe this is where I confess that I didn’t put much thought into how we would get through all this turkey, because I considered it as a big chicken, and about 30 percent of what I know about cooking involves using up leftover chicken and its stock.

From Eater

While I’m making enemies, I might as well confess that I was secretly hoping that Hall would come up just short of breaking Kastor’s illustrious record from 2006.

I confess I haven’t seen the latter two films but plan to soon.

From Fortune

Peter Humphrey, a British corporate investigator who has probed pharmaceutical corruption cases in China, called it “a bit extraordinary” that Sinovac emerged unscathed in 2017, despite its CEO confessing to bribery.

I confess, it took me a while to warm up to Maisie Dobbs, the up-by-her-boot-straps private eye of Jacqueline Winspear’s bestselling British cozy mysteries.

The numbers reinforce another article in the Post, in which cops confessed to “turning a blind eye” to minor crimes.

As for the search, which will soon resume, Soelisto confessed that “the capability of our equipment is not optimum.”

According to police, the driver later confessed to the crime.

Once he was wearing bracelets, Wright quickly confessed to knowing that “Jane Doe” was a minor,  according to court papers.

After lunch one day, Hollande drove her back to her hotel in Limoges (he was headed to Tulle) and confessed his love.

It must be confessed that he felt none too kindly towards Grandfather Mole.

They were outnumbered, which was nothing new in the history of the country, but it must be confessed they were out-generaled, too.

Valence sent a woman, disguised as a beggar, to spy out the position; but Bruce saw through the dodge, and the spy confessed.

It must be confessed that Jess held her breath while Henry struck one and peered about inside the car.

I was accompanied by a nervous friend from Iowa who confessed that he had been in an automobile but once before.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to confessed, such as: accepted, acknowledged, admitted, common, established, and familiar.

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