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contrite
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Gone with the Wind
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  • Oh, what a weary load! It’s always been a weary load and always some one else’s load!" She looked at the dazed hurt faces of India and Pitty and contrition swept her.
  • Confess your sins and do penance for them in sorrow and contrition," Ellen had told her a hundred times and, in this crisis, Ellen’s religious training came back and gripped her.

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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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