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penitent
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Catch-22
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  • The chaplain nodded penitently and hurried past, unable to make himself take the time to apologize.
  • Yossarian grinned penitently and shook his head.
  • But that was the law, Sergeant Towser explained, and all Yossarian could do was glare at them in baleful apology as he made room for them and volunteer helpful penitent hints as they moved inside his privacy and made themselves at home.
  • Men with cut fingers, bleeding heads, stomach cramps and broken ankles came limping penitently up to the medical tent to have their gums and toes painted purple by Gus and Wes and be given a laxative to throw into the bushes.

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  • When her anger passed, she was penitent.
  • If she’s truly penitent, you should forgive her.

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