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apologize

verb

Synonyms of apologize

to express regret for doing or saying something wrong
  • I want to apologize to you for my rude behavior yesterday.
  • We apologize for the mistake and promise that it won't happen again.

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The first known use of apologize was in 1596

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“Apologize.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/apologize. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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