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repentance
used in Frankenstein

5 uses
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Definition
the feeling or expression of regret for having done something wrong with a firm decision to be a better person in the future
  • The poor woman was very vacillating in her repentance.
    Chapter 6 (36% in)
  • Now my desires were complied with, and it would, indeed, have been folly to repent.
    Chapter 3 (40% in)
  • Accordingly, a few months after your departure for Ingolstadt, Justine was called home by her repentant mother.
    Chapter 6 (34% in)
  • Man, you shall repent of the injuries you inflict.
    Chapter 20 (34% in)
  • "Your repentance," I said, "is now superfluous.
    Chapter 24 (81% in)

There are no more uses of "repentance" in Frankenstein.

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