take the Fifth


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Related to take the Fifth: take the Fifth Amendment
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Verb1.take the Fifth - refuse to testify by invoking the Fifth Amendment, which states that nobody may be forced to testify as a witness against himself or herself
declare - state emphatically and authoritatively; "He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with"