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contrite
used in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

2 uses
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Definition
feeling sorrow or regret for a fault or offense
  • Francie was instantly contrite.
    Chapter 39 (86% in)
contrite = sorry (for a fault or offense)
  • Contrite, he brought her a plate heaped with spaghetti.
    Chapter 34 (57% in)

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