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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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No need to feel apologetic for a sincere and necessary apology And while you're apologizing, explain how you got there.
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.
In apologizing as he did, Paulson turned what could have been a disaster into an advantage.
You don't have to keep apologizing to everyone you see or re-enacting the situation for the amusement of your colleagues.
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Justin Bieber is apologizing after a years-old video surfaced showing the then-teenager telling a racist joke with the N-word.
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.
In April, the state House of Representatives passed a resolution apologizing for the state's treatment of Mormons, who founded Nauvoo, Ill.
In ``The Everything Etiquette Book,'' it says apologizing is ``the single most basic principle in a system of justice, but it creates the most controversy.
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.
All that true-nature-of-women talk in his apology makes this lesbian suspect that a few hundred years from now, some Pope John Paul 86 is going to be apologizing for that unfortunate crusade against women in the late 1900s.