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penitent
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

2 uses
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Definition
feeling or expressing sorrow for having done wrong; or a person who does such
  • But I old men, penitent, leadenfooted, underdarkneath the night: mouth south: tomb womb.
    Episode 7 — Aeolus (66% in)
  • Penitent thief.
    Episode 9 — Scylla And Charybdis (8% in)

There are no more uses of "penitent" in Ulysses by James Joyce.

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