CONFESS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CONFESS
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
confess
 v.  acknowledge; admit
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  I freely confess that I was of the opinion that Stangerson was concerned in the death of Drebber.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
2  Napoleon now called upon them to confess their crimes.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VII
3  When they had finished their confession, the dogs promptly tore their throats out, and in a terrible voice Napoleon demanded whether any other animal had anything to confess.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VII
4  Let swains and nymphs lead on the play, while Zephyr sleeps, and the unruly tribes of Heaven confess my sway.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 9
5  He continued: "Speaking merely as one of the audience, I confess I was puzzled."
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 11
6  These particulars struck me, I confess, disagreeably; and as I followed him into the bright light of the consulting-room, I kept my hand ready on my weapon.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER DR. LANYON'S NARRATIVE
7  But you must confess that you were born in the lap of luxury, yourself.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V
8  He was as much amused and interested, at present, as it became so fine a gentleman to be; perhaps even more than it would have been consistent with his reputation to confess.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
9  I should like to have seen him once more, I confess.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
10  I confess myself sincerely anxious that you may.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
11  I need not say how rejoiced I shall be to hear there has been any mistake, but the report is so prevalent that I confess I cannot help trembling.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
12  I hope I may have good cause to do so,' replied Mr. Losberne; 'though I confess I don't think I shall.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
13  But these measures, however good in themselves, were insufficient for the real extent of the evil, the whole of which Sir Walter found himself obliged to confess to her soon afterwards.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 1
14  I confess that I do think there is a disparity, too great a disparity, and in a point no less essential than mind.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 20
15  He is a clever man, a reading man; and I confess, that I do consider his attaching himself to her with some surprise.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 20
Example Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  I cannot flatter myself that I am better than he: I am forced to confess that he and I are on a level.
2  I confess I began to feel a little drowsy, which is not too surprising considering our five days of hard work.
3  She needed to confess her sins and ask for forgiveness.
4  The court heard that the six defendants had been coerced into making a confession.
5  Open confession is good for the soul.
6  He made a false confession which he later retracted.
7  They forced him to sign a confession.
8  Though Rudy claimed his wife was off visiting friends, his shriek of horror when she walked into the room was tantamount to a confession that he believed she was dead.
9  He tried to expiate his crimes by a full confession to the authorities.
10  Iranian state television on Sunday aired what it described as the confession of an Iranian man detained for spying for the CIA.
11  A fault confessed is half redressed.
12  The minister confessed to having experimented with cannabis in her youth.
13  He confessed to the murder but later retracted his statement.
14  Amrozi naively admitted his role in the attack, they said, but the law needs more than confessions, it needs evidence.
15  His confessions were made under torture.