Definitions

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  • verb archaic Third-person singular simple present indicative form of confess.

Etymologies

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confess +‎ -eth

Examples

  • “‘He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy,’” said Merry.

    Best Friends Forever

  • “‘He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy,’” said Merry.

    Best Friends Forever

  • “‘He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy,’” said Merry.

    Best Friends Forever

  • Know that love is a tyrant and the hiding it melteth iron and entaileth sickness and unease; nor for whoso confesseth it is there aught of reproach.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Then said she to them, “Ho folk, ye shall not be relieved of what is with you till ye confess your sins; for, when the creature confesseth his sins the Creator relenteth towards him and granteth him that wherefore he resorteth to him.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • He saluted and kissed the ground; then held his hands behind him and stood, with his head hanging down, as one who confesseth to a fault.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • David, a man after God's own heart, confesseth as much of himself, Psal. xxxvii.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Humphrey Llwyd confesseth, a Cambro-Briton himself, in his elegant epistle to Abraham Ortelius, they live most on white meats: in

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Paracelsus confesseth that he saw them divers times, and conferred with them, and so doth Alexander ab [1135] Alexandro, that he so found it by experience, when as before he doubted of it.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • [848] I am afflicted, and at the point of death, so David confesseth of himself, Psal.lxxxviii. v. 15, v. 9.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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