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penitent
used in The House of the Seven Gables

2 uses
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Definition
feeling or expressing sorrow for having done wrong; or a person who does such
  • Then, ashamed and penitent, she hid her face.
    Chapter 3 — The First Customer (99% in)
  • For Alice was penitent of her one earthly sin, and proud no more!
    Chapter 13 — Alice Pyncheon (99% in)

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