verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Yin Hongzhang confessed to expediting Sinovac’s vaccine certifications in return.As China nears a coronavirus vaccine, bribery cloud hangs over drugmaker Sinovac|Eva Dou|December 4, 2020|Washington Post
When Mahomes was drafted in 2017, Hill confessed this week, he didn’t think much of his would-be partner.Tyreek Hill once thought Patrick Mahomes was ‘trash.’ Now they’re the NFL’s deadliest duo.|Cindy Boren, Neil Greenberg|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
The jury was split 10 to 2 on most of the robbery charges and 11 to 1 on the rest, and Edwards — who police said confessed — was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.Supreme Court weighs whether its ruling requiring unanimous juries should be applied retroactively|Robert Barnes|December 2, 2020|Washington Post
She confessed to the police that she had stolen drugs and patients’ property.She Was Afraid of Her Lawyer. Then the Text Messages Started.|by Samantha Hogan, The Maine Monitor|October 8, 2020|ProPublica
“I never wanted to play guitar,” he confessed at a talk at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in 2015.Guitar legend Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer at 65|radmarya|October 6, 2020|Fortune
I have to confess, I had no idea that Whitney had a rumored gay lover before reading about your role in this movie.Inside the Lifetime Whitney Houston Movie’s Lesbian Lover Storyline|Kevin Fallon|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And, again, I now confess, I had an occasional Bourbon and stoogie on the cuff.
I will now confess that I spent some time in the lobby of the Willard Hotel myself.
Spitz “persuaded Schwend that his best chance would be to confess his activities with the RSHA and to cooperate with us.”
During their incarceration, they were humiliated and forced to confess on national television.Iran Court Sentences ‘Happy’ Dancers to 6 months and 91 Lashes|IranWire|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When the father had finished, he stabbed his wife, telling her to repent of her sins and to confess to God who would pardon her.
Pride forbade him to confess himself a homeless, penniless vagabond.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
If I were a vain man I should confess that they rather gave themselves away.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
And yet the demand has the clearest and strongest basis of natural and eternal justice, as any fair mind must confess.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
At last even Massna had to confess himself beaten and fall back on Santarem.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison