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to tell the truth


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  • adv. An attestation to the truthfulness and frankness of an associated statement


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  • Prosecutor Robert Boharic attacked Williams’s testimony and questioned his so-called contrition, pointing out the many lies that Williams told during the investigation, implying that he decided to confess not because he wanted to tell the truth and unburden himself, but because it became clear the police had overwhelming evidence against him.

    Defending the Damned

  • “Blunkers,” he said warmly, “no man is too good not to tell the truth to any one whom he thinks it will help.”

    The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him

  • Phineas, to tell the truth of him, was rather afraid of Bonebreaker, and looked forward to the probability of an accident.

    Phineas Finn

  • Even in that terrible moment, when, on her return from the theatre, she thought that the police had discovered her secret about the diamonds, though she nearly sank through fear, she still carried on her acting in the presence of Lucinda Roanoke; and when she had found herself constrained to tell the truth to Lord George Carruthers, the power to personify a poor, weak, injured creature was not wanting to her.

    The Eustace Diamonds

  • I said I wasn’t prepared to do that, and that I was going to tell the truth about whatever emerged, leading Germany’s Gunter Pleuger to observe that “truth” and “good and evil” were not absolutes.

    Surrender is not an Option

  • Oooohhh, girl, you need to tell the truth and shame the devil!

    Surrender the Dark

  • Her newfound ability to compel people to tell the truth had eventually landed her a cushy job working for both NTAC and the FBI.



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