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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds.

Usage examples (34)
  • As Tuk looked on in repentant silence, Domar uttered the prayers that would bind clay and spirit into one.
  • He had at first baptized in preparation for One who was to come; now he baptized repentant believers unto Him who had come.
  • North Korea to free 'repentant' US missionary photo: AP/Yonhap, Chun Soo-young
  • "Libya frees 'repentant' Islamists," from the BBC, October 15 (thanks to all who sent this in): for more
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