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contrite
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Franny and Zooey
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  • The color of his pallor, however, was a curiously basic white—unmixed, that is, with the greens and yellows of guilt or abject contrition.

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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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