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contrite
used in Anne Of Green Gables

3 uses
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Definition
feeling sorrow or regret for a fault or offense
  • "I'm awfully sorry I made fun of your hair, Anne," he whispered contritely.
    Chapter 15 — A Tempest in the School Teapot (55% in)
contritely = with a feeling sorrow or regret for having done something wrong
  • "It wasn't Diana's fault," said Anne contritely.
    Chapter 19 — A Concert a Catastrophe and a Confession (64% in)
  • "Oh, indeed, Marilla, I do want to hear it," cried Anne contritely.
    Chapter 30 — The Queens Class Is Organized (35% in)

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