Definition of 'penitent'
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And still he did not rise, this man they'd locked up before throwing away the key, this penitent. A MEANS TO EVIL (2001)For a few moments Rosanna had been almost penitent, until she began to wonder how they had traced her call. THE SCAR (2001)In a penitent mood - and partly to kill time - Burnell decided to apologize to Squire for his impolite behaviour. SOMEWHERE EAST OF LIFE (2001)
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Used Occasionally. penitent is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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