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contrite
used in Native Son

2 uses
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Definition
feeling sorrow or regret for a fault or offense
  • he was standing up strongly with contrite heart,
    Book Three - Fate (24% in)
contrite = feeling sorrow or regret for a fault or offense
  • It would have been easy to have lived in it, for it was his mother's world, humble, contrite, believing.
    Book Two - Flight (89% in)

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