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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.
Years later Luke confessed to friends that he really fancied me.
Nick confessed to being a secret opera fan.
This is the British English definition of confess. View American English definition of confess.
a sweet brown food eaten as a sweet or used for flavouring other food
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