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contrite
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Great Expectations
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  • As to all the rest, he was humble and contrite, and I never knew him complain.
  • I’m so frightened!" feigned to be in a paroxysm of terror and contrition, occasioned by the dignity of my appearance.

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  • She apologized, but didn’t seem genuinely contrite.
  • Even after the jury found her guilty, she showed no sign of contrition.

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