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The focus is the three main Marys of the New Testament: the Virgin Mary, and two women usually portrayed as repentant sinners, Mary Magdalene and Mary of Egypt, whose lives the Roman Catholic Church often plays down.
Ryan said to USA Today, reiterating the firm’s previous statement and repentant stance.
The day, more broadly, also seemed to stamp Rodriguez’s return from pariah status after his yearlong drug suspension, marking him as a still vital player for the Yankees and a repentant one at that.
Unlike many scientists who file immediate lawsuits when they're caught, Friedman was repentant, resigning from his positions at both Brigham and Women's, and Harvard.
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First Known Use of repentant
Synonymsapologetic, compunctious, penitent, regretful, remorseful, contrite, rueful, sorry
Antonymsimpenitent, remorseless, unapologetic, unrepentant
Related Wordsashamed, shamefaced, sheepish; dolorous, grieving, lugubrious, mournful, plaintive, sorrowful, wailing, weeping, woeful
Near Antonymscompassionless, cruel, merciless, pitiless, ruthless, unmerciful; shameless, unashamed
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