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  • noun Plural form of confession.

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Examples

  • Smeaton, who had been tempted by the King into telling lies, which he called confessions, and who had expected to be pardoned; but who, I am very glad to say, was not.

    A Child's History of England

  • Those gentlemen died like men, with the exception of Smeaton, who had been tempted by the King into telling lies, which he called confessions, and who had expected to be pardoned; but who, I am very glad to say, was not.

    A child`s history of England

  • Those gentlemen died like men, with the exception of Smeaton, who had been tempted by the King into telling lies, which he called confessions, and who had expected to be pardoned; but who, I am very glad to say, was not.

    A Child's History of England

  • Interior Ministry spokesman Adil Daham told reporters about the warrant on Monday and state-run television aired what it characterized as confessions by alleged terrorists linked to al-Hashemi.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • State-run television aired what it characterized as confessions by men said to be working as bodyguards for al-Hashemi.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • CNN -- The semi-official Fars news agency in Iran on Sunday broadcast video showing what it called the confessions of an alleged U.S. spy.

    CNN.com

  • In 2007, Iran produced a pseudo-documentary called "In the Name of Democracy," which served as a vehicle to highlight what it called confessions of three academic researchers charged with trying to overthrow the state.

    NYT > Home Page

  • How he used code in "confessions" to signify that his confession was coerced, and how after he was tortured more and put in solitary for years due to his stance

    McCain releases debut general election ad

  • To get intelligents or confessions is counter productive, and time consuming.

    How Torture Helped the Allies in WWII

  • Saint John, whom the queen chose as her spiritual director, taught her to bear her cross with joy; but her piety only incensed the king, and he tried to extort an account of her confessions from the Saint.

    Hymns of St. John Nepomucene

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