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contrite
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • Ah, well! let me take the name of drunkard humbly—let me be a man of contrite knees—let it be!

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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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