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In his court confession, Yin Hongzhang said he mentioned to Yin Weidong in 2002 that he wanted to buy a car, drawing a $15,200 cash gift from the executive.

A pattern soon emerged of SARS extorting civilians or detaining and torturing them into giving confessions.

From Time

Don’t lead with the information as if it’s some kind of confession.

From Fortune

A product of the tough-on-crime era of the 1980s and 1990s, she was slow to respond to a stunning series of false confessions and wrongful convictions.

The same day, he also posted a more straightforward confession on his real blog.

Outside of Iran, Rigi's “confession” seemed like another in the long tradition of statements extracted from prisoners there.

In the course of his confession, he supplied details that should only have been known to the killer.

His belief that officers really did find his fingerprints at the scene seems to have encouraged his false confession.

And that confession is said by police to have been just the start.

He signed a written confession after an hour and 45 minutes.

It was on an occasion of the death of a man in this city by stabbing, who begged loudly for confession.

They will try to compel you to confession; and, though you are blameless, you will suffer the cruelest ordeal of transgression.

The narrative had excited him out of his apathy and physical exhaustion, the confession shaken the rigidity from his mind.

And the question would always remain if the highest honor would not have commanded confession.

Was it the threat of Tony's near arrival that made her confession—and his dismissal—at last inevitable?


On this page you'll find 63 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to confession, such as: acknowledgment, admission, assertion, concession, disclosure, and proclamation.

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