absolution, acknowledgment, admission, amnesty, avowal, concession, confession, exculpation, excuse, exemption, exoneration, grace, immunity, indemnity, owning, owning up, pardon, redemption, remission, remission of sin, reprieve, rite of confession, sparing, unbosoming
atonement, reparation, compromise, composition, compensation, quittance, quits, expiation, redemption, reclamation, conciliation, propitiation, indemnification, redress, amends, apology, amende honorable, satisfaction, peace offering, sin offering, burnt offering, scapegoat, sacrifice, penance, fasting, maceration, sackcloth and ashes, white sheet, shrift
, flagellation, lustration, purgation, purgatory.
disclosure, retection, unveiling, deterration, revealment, revelation, exposition, exposure, expose, whole truth, telltale, acknowledgment, avowal, confession, confessional, shrift
, bursting of a bubble, denouement, tattletale, snitch, fink, stool pigeon, canary, disclosed, open, public, Int, out with it!, the murder is out, a light breaks in upon one, the scales fall from one's eyes, the eyes are opened.