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confessedly

[kuh n-fes-id-lee] /kənˈfɛs ɪd li/
adverb
1.
by confession or acknowledgment; admittedly.
Origin
1630-1640
1630-40; confess + -ed2 + -ly
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  • But, rough as public school life confessedly then was, it was not wanting in gentler elements.
  • It is the one poem of the volume confessedly written to order-confessedly, in the frank and dignified letter of dedication.
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confessedly

/kənˈfɛsɪdlɪ/
adverb
1.
(sentence modifier) by admission or confession; avowedly
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