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to recognize, often reluctantly, the reality or truth of

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confess to a punishable or reprehensible deed, usually under pressure

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admit (to a wrongdoing)

confess to God in the presence of a priest, as in the Catholic faith

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In other words, it's best to commit to an all-or-nothing approach when it comes to confessing, Pe'er, who conducted the research with Alessandro Acquisti, PhD, of Carnegie Mellon University, and Shaul Shalvi, PhD, from Ben-Gurion University in Israel, said.
Indeed, they opposed them, sometimes actively and sometimes passively, through their participation in the Kirchenkampf and the Confessing Church.
Even Claire Lane, who believes in the importance of confessing one's sins to a priest, acknowledges that the experience of the sacrament often correlates directly with the quality of the human interaction.
This may be hard to believe, but it has happened countless times with fraud examiners: The subject actually will thank him for allowing him the privilege of confessing.
In a carefully crafted move the day prior, Ryan (R), pardoned four members of the Death Row 10-Madison Hobley, Stanley Howard, Aaron Patterson, and LeRoy Orange--all African American men who had been tortured, by Commander Jon Burge, into confessing to crimes they say they did not commit.
However, from a psychological perspective, few, if any, suspects will be shocked into confessing when they see reminders of their gruesome acts.
PRESIDENT Bush yesterday laughed off claims that a tape of bin Laden confessing to the New York atrocities was a fake.
In 1997 in Alaska, Richard Bingham was acquitted despite confessing to a rape and murder: On tape, jurors saw that Bingham, who suffered from alcoholic blackouts, confessed to the crime but kept missing all the cues the interrogators fed him as they steered him to the correct details.
The title aptly summarizes the intent of the book: to understand the institutionalization of the Confessing Church in the territory of the Old Prussian Union (BKdAPU) as an early form of resistance to National Socialism.
Students, both innocent and guilty, were later accused of academic misconduct and asked to sign a form confessing.
SEVEN years after murdering his wife Lesley and Trevor Buchanan, Colin Howell put off confessing for another 12 years because God spoke to him through his cleaner.
Bertram understands times for confessing to be unique events when Christians disobey the authorities, including the church's own, in order to testify to the integrity of the church's confession of the one gospel of Jesus Christ.
But theywere praised by police and the courts for confessing to so many additional crimes.
When you come humbly and sincerely to your partner, confessing your faults, you will find open arms, and a responsive heart.
Surveys show how frequent infidelity is, with one in five partners confessing to having cheated on a long-term lover.