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regret

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to feel or express sorrow for

Synonyms for repent

turn away from sin or do penitence

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feel remorse for

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Malekpour's lawyer said: "My client has expressed remorse about his former actions and, having repented in prison, he is calling for a reduction in his sentence, but the Judiciary has not made its decision yet.
In an official statement, Kashghari announced that he had repented and asked for forgiveness.
But Cardinal Bertone halted thatprocessafterMurphywrote to Cardinal Ratzinger saying he had repented, was ill and that the case's statute of limitations had run out.
Reporting on the sentence, China's state-run Xinhua news agency said Chen was granted a reprieve after he "confessed and repented, provided tips about other people's criminal acts, and returned all the bribes".
The story originated from a woman called Lady Hope who said she visited him on his deathbed and he repented.
By raising the price he will pay for hides, the captain attempts to ruin an old enemy, only to discover that the enemy had repented and become a kind and generous man.
I couldn't forgive them because they've never repented and it's not just me, it's all the thousands they have done it to.
But then it repented and returned to the old routine.
According to the CBN report, "For three days Christians of every denomination repented and prayed for deliverance from witchcraft, ritual killings, war, sickness, corruption, immorality and poverty.
And we know that we haven't genuinely repented until, after seeking forgiveness, we are confronted with the opportunity to commit the same transgression - and we decline.
Thus, the killer meets the same fate as the victim (who presumably also repented in time).
The owners will not now be automatically credited if they were repented by attornies for work done to reduce the real property taxes.
Jehovah again commanded him to go to Nineveh, which he did, preaching doom unless the people fasted and repented their sins.
But if Allah, the Almighty, shows him its evil, (and he repented from it), Allah, the Almighty will accept his repentance in the same way as when the disbeliever sees that he is in error.