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to admit
/ədˈmɪt/
verb
to agree with the truth of something, particularly reluctantly
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to open up
/ˈoʊpən ˈʌp/
verb
to share or express one's personal thoughts, emotions, or experiences with someone else
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to pour out
/pˈoːɹ ˈaʊt/
verb
to freely express one's deep emotions, thoughts, or feelings
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to confide
/kənˈfaɪd/
verb
to share personal thoughts, feelings, or information with someone in private
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to avow
/əˈvaʊ/
verb
to openly and confidently admit or declare something
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to vent
/ˈvɛnt/
verb
to strongly express one's feelings, particularly one's anger
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to own up
/ˈoʊn ˈʌp/
verb
to confess and take responsibility for one's wrong actions
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to concede
/kənˈsid/
verb
to reluctantly admit that something is true after denying it first
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to dissemble
/dɪˈsɛmbəɫ/
verb
to conceal one's true emotions, beliefs, or intentions
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to harbor
/ˈhɑɹbɝ/
verb
to keep a thought, feeling, or emotion to oneself without expressing it openly
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to nurse
/ˈnɝs/
verb
to carefully hold and nurture a thought, feeling, or theory within oneself over time without expressing them openly
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to hold in
/hˈoʊld ˈɪn/
verb
to suppress the expression of one's feelings
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to keep in
/kˈiːp ˈɪn/
verb
to suppress one's emotions or feelings
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