Own up and Talk

Own up

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Own up verb – To make an acknowledgment of something unpleasant as true or valid.
Usage example: had a strong suspicion about which coworker stole her food from the office fridge, but the likely culprit refused to own up

Talk and own up are semantically related. in confess topic. In some cases you can use "Talk" instead a verb "Own up".
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Talk

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Talk verb – To give a formal often extended talk on a subject.
Own up and talk are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Own up" instead a verb "Talk".
Nearby Words: talking, talkative, talker, talkie
Synonyms for Talk
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