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Daemon
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penitent

(adjective) Feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds.

Synonyms: repentant

Usage: She now presented herself, with an elaborate apology, and with the nearest approach to a penitent expression of which her face was capable.
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penitent
Definition: (adjective) Feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds.
Synonyms: repentant
Usage: She now presented herself, with an elaborate apology, and with the nearest approach to a penitent expression of which her face was capable.
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Penitent


ADJECTIVE [usually verb-link ADJECTIVE]

Someone who is penitent is very sorry for something wrong that they have done, and regrets their actions.
[literary]
Robert Gates sat before them, almost penitent about the past. [+ about]
She is deeply penitent.
...penitent criminals.
Synonyms: repentant, sorry, apologetic, abject More Synonyms of penitent
penitently ADVERB [ADVERB after verb]
He sat penitently in his chair by the window.
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Karsten Hamre's band Penitent latest album is entitled "Deserted Dreams" and after the almost metal "Songs of Despair" he moved back to his older sound.


Whenever conspirators fall out and one, repenting the conspiracy, want to give evidence about it, it is possible to raise questions as to the credibility of the penitent conspirator.


Meine treue deine hande. Herzogtum.
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Frank Gehry is a name of a great architect. And much to my surprise I have encountered the advertisement on youtube while listening to the Penitent music. This was really good.
[The advertisement in mention gives an opportunity for people to watch of his authorship the masterclass introducing to the architecture. Not so bad, if one would like to take into account what achieved in his life Mr Frank Gehry.]

Meine treue deine hande. Herzogtum.
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penitent
Definition: (adjective) Feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds.
Synonyms: repentant
Usage: She now presented herself, with an elaborate apology, and with the nearest approach to a penitent expression of which her face was capable.
SaFa15
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A penitent man is a humble man. (as he feels that he wasn't right so becomes humble and listens more and apologizes and shows softness in behavior).
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