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synonyms for confesses

  • acknowledge
  • assert
  • blurt out
  • concede
  • confide
  • declare
  • disclose
  • divulge
  • profess
  • prove
  • recognize
  • relate
  • reveal
  • affirm
  • allow
  • attest
  • aver
  • avow
  • blow
  • chirp
  • evince
  • finger
  • fink
  • grant
  • leak
  • manifest
  • narrate
  • own
  • post
  • sing
  • snitch
  • squeal
  • unload
  • vent
  • clue in
  • come clean
  • come out
  • dump on
  • humble oneself
  • let on
  • level with
  • make clean breast of
  • open one's heart
  • own up
  • rat on
  • sound off
  • spill the beans
  • spit out
  • tip hand
  • weasel

antonyms for confesses

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  • conceal
  • contradict
  • deny
  • disavow
  • hide
  • keep
  • refuse
  • reject
  • repudiate
  • secrete
  • suppress
  • condemn
  • veto
  • withhold
  • disown
  • mask
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How to use confesses in a sentence

Thus Hindman confesses he was encouraging the bloody guerrilla warfare which raged throughout the State.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
When sailing with other boys, he was usually the leader, and he confesses that he sometimes led them into difficulties.
THE LIFE OF BENJAMIN FRANKLINSAMUEL G. GOODRICH
"'Violet Walbridge confesses to a passion for Honobosa Iccho,'" he declaimed, as if quoting a possible headline.
HAPPY HOUSEBETSEY RIDDLE, FREIFRAU VON HUTTEN ZUM STOLZENBERG
She has written another letter and in it she confesses—I don't know how to say it, Uncle Gideon.
AN ARKANSAS PLANTEROPIE PERCIVAL READ
Champfleury confesses that he himself was saved by an amiable girl, who for a time became the divinity of his garret.
VIE DE BOHMEORLO WILLIAMS
The writer of these lines confesses to an affection for Washington, which no vicissitude of life or time can alienate.
THE OLD PIKETHOMAS B. SEARIGHT
He confesses to some errors and promises corrections in a possible new edition.
LAURENCE STERNE IN GERMANYHARVEY WATERMAN THAYER
On that day William Greenwood confesses the hoax as to the passing of the note from Joan to him, and back again.
YORKSHIRE ODDITIES, INCIDENTS AND STRANGE EVENTSS. BARING-GOULD
The whole Church prays for the forgiveness of sins and confesses that it believes in the forgiveness of sins.
COMMENTARY ON THE EPISTLE TO THE GALATIANSMARTIN LUTHER
Mlle. Clairon, in her Mmoires, confesses her inability to give any account of that never-to-be-forgotten evening.
QUEENS OF THE FRENCH STAGEH. NOEL WILLIAMS
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