confession

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judgment entered after a written confession by the debtor without the expense of ordinary legal proceedings cognovit judgement , cognovit judgment , confession of judgement , confession of judgment
priest who hears confession and gives absolution confessor
confession of sin mea culpa , peccavi
Catholic sacrament; repentance and confession and satisfaction and absolution penance
religious sacrament of confession, acceptance of punishment, absolution penance
right of a clergyman to refuse to divulge confidential information received from a person during confession or similar exchanges priest-penitent privilege
confession heard by priest shrift
priest, confession to shrift
confess or hear confession shrive
interrogation often accompanied by torture to extort information or a confession third degree
deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason torture , torturing
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