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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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At the same time the play needed other layers and drama than the contradictory faces of Engels as rival seducer, apologiser for his friend, confidante, kitchen counsellor, and admirer.
In the sometimes infantile world of Westminster, securing an apology is seen as a victory for the receiver and humiliation for the apologiser.
Wright is an ace apologiser. Profusely so after smearing Sheffield Wednesday manager David Pleat in revenge for Pleat criticising Wright's sneaky violence on the pitch.
She is willing to take on the thankless task of being Chief Apologiser for the Blair Revolution.
I am one of nature's apologisers. Which is not to say that I'm some placid pushover, far from it.