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repentance
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Catch-22
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  • ’Okay, Yossarian,’ she answered with a soft repentant laugh.
  • ’Is he?’ teased the unregenerate old man, pinching his pointy jaw gravely in a parody of repentance.
  • Nurse Cramer was prepared to begin talking to Nurse Duckett again if she repented and apologized.
  • He cursed himself for his gullibility and wished in panic for something like a mask or a pair of dark glasses and a false mustache to disguise him, or for a forceful, deep voice like Colonel Cathcart’s and broad, muscular shoulders and biceps to enable him to step outside fearlessly and vanquish his malevolent persecutors with an overbearing authority and self-confidence that would make them all quail and slink away cravenly in repentance.

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  • Prisoners who show repentance are more likely to be released on parole.
  • And wet his grave with my repentant tears-
    William Shakespeare  --  King Richard III

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