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apologies

noun
plural of apology

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an explanation that frees one from fault or blame
  • her standard apology for her chronic tardiness is the ever-present congestion on the highways

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“Apologies.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/apologies. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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