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fessed up

verb as in acknowledge

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Example Sentences

I explained that it was just training and then fessed up when I got home.

Cordle fessed up, manned up, and made amends as best he could.

Then last weekend the Sunday Times broke the story of her authorship, and Rowling quickly fessed up.

And he offered to make Peter Lauria “well-rewarded” if he fessed up.

At least you have done the square thing and 'fessed up, and now you'll be man enough to take what's coming to you.

"Added the preacher's claim," blurted Terry, and 'fessed up.

"I'll tell you about it after Mollie has 'fessed up," evaded Betty, seeming a trifle sorry for her confidence.

And strangely enough when we 'fessed up, he didn't seem astounded in the least.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fess up, such as: admit, avow, concede, confess, own, and own up to.

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