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penitent
used in A Tale of Two Cities

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Definition
feeling or expressing sorrow for having done wrong; or a person who does such
  • The penitential den once set apart for interviews with the House, was now the news-Exchange, and was filled to overflowing.
    2.24 — Drawn to the Loadstone Rock (14% in)
  • Rustling about the room, his softly-slippered feet making no noise on the floor, he moved like a refined tiger:—looked like some enchanted marquis of the impenitently wicked sort, in story, whose periodical change into tiger form was either just going off, or just coming on.
    2.9 — The Gorgon's Head (72% in)

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