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  • verb

Synonyms for apologize

say sorry

Synonyms

  • say sorry
  • express regret
  • ask forgiveness
  • make an apology
  • beg pardon
  • say you are sorry

Synonyms for apologize

to support against arguments, attack, or criticism

Synonyms for apologize

acknowledge faults or shortcomings or failing

Synonyms

defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning

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There is no question of our party apologizing to him.
The solution, I think, is to be unafraid of apologizing and knowing when to.
Apologizing, expressing their remorse and desire to make amends, can lead to forgiveness and healing for them as well.
you can apologize superficially and you can apologize for some things when perhaps you should also be apologizing for others.
By apologizing, the CEO encourages a culture of openness, which in turn fosters tolerance of dissenting views and encourages employees to be honest as well.
Mahony's apology was seen as especially dramatic because he directly mentioned the Immaculate Heart Sisters, apologizing to women religious "who may have felt slighted, not fully appreciated or discriminated against in any way.
You don't have to keep apologizing to everyone you see or re-enacting the situation for the amusement of your colleagues.
New Delhi, May 11 ( ANI ): Charging the ruling Congress Party of committing mistakes and then apologizing for it, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday condemned the cartoon of Dr.
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said in Riga, Latvia on Monday that "We don't have any intention of apologizing, and we believe that the opposite is true.
It depends on what you're apologizing for and what information is out there and what liability you're incurring," says Michael Levinson, MD, JD, a health care lawyer at Zuckerman Spaeder in Miami.
VENTURA - After apologizing to the victim, two 16-year-olds convicted of beating an African-American newspaper vendor in Simi Valley were sentenced Wednesday to serve time in juvenile hall.
In April, the state House of Representatives passed a resolution apologizing for the state's treatment of Mormons, who founded Nauvoo, Ill.
Their church is busy apologizing to native people and no one cares about their feelings.
If the victim does not perceive the party who is apologizing as remorseful, the apology may have little meaning.
Instead of apologizing for her, Gore told The Today Show's Katie Couric that he 'regretted the way he (Powell) heard Donna's comments.