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penitent

adjective

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feeling sorrow for a wrong that one has done
  • a penitent gossip who had come to ask for forgiveness

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“Penitent.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/penitent. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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