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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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contrite
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • The self-reproach and contrition which are displayed in his remark appear to me to be the signs of a healthy mind rather than of a guilty one.

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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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