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contrite
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contrite
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Antigone
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  • We offered first a prayer
    To Pluto and the goddess of cross-ways,
    With contrite hearts, to deprecate their ire.

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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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