Fess up and Squeal

Fess up

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Fess up verb – To accept the truth or existence of (something) usually reluctantly.
Usage example: he fessed up to breaking the vase only after his guilt was obvious

Squeal and fess up are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Squeal" instead a verb "Fess up".
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Squeal

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Squeal verb – To give information (as to the authorities) about another's improper or unlawful activities.
Fess up and squeal are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Fess up" instead a verb "Squeal".
Nearby Words: squeak, squealer, squealed, squeaky, squealing
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