My mistake; my fault; my error;
Admitting a personal error.
The child made a mea culpa and a confession was made.
The boy made a mea culpa and offered a flower as an apology.
Mea - culpa
Mea (Reminds) Me or my
Culpa (Reminds) Culpable
Memory Trick: My guilt makes me culpable because I did it.
You descry a book on your bookshelf. Why don't you have any tears?
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Descry means to see something. You just found a new book.