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  1. confessor

    • IPA[kənˈfesər]

    美式

    • n.
      a priest who hears confessions and gives absolution and spiritual counsel;a person to whom another confides personal problems.
    • noun: confessor, plural noun: confessors

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a priest who hears confessions and gives absolution and spiritual counsel she sent for her confessor because she was in mortal sin
    • a person to whom another confides personal problems.
    • 2. a person who avows religious faith in the face of opposition, but does not suffer martyrdom.
    • 3. a person who makes a confession if one prisoner confesses and implicates the other, the confessor will go free as a reward