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After three hours of interrogation, he confessed everything.
Eventually he confessed to the police.
Simpson has confessed to taking the money.
He later confessed that he had been involved in the attack.
I had to confess my ignorance when they asked me to operate the truck.
He confessed he did not understand financial matters at all.
Nick confessed to being a secret opera fan.
Years later Luke confessed to friends that he really fancied me.
I must confess I was slightly annoyed by his attitude.
This is the American English definition of confess. View British English definition of confess.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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