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used in Not Without My Daughter

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feeling or expressing sorrow for having done wrong; or a person who does such
  • Essey and I, dragging Maryam and Mahtob, attempted to elbow our way through the crowd of ecstatic penitents, trying to maneuver close enough to touch the ha ram so that we could ask God to grant our wishes, but we were repulsed several times.

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