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regret

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to feel or express sorrow for

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turn away from sin or do penitence

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feel remorse for

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The fourth, also repented and given seven years of imprisonment and prevention of travel while the last and fifth was sentenced to five years in prison and prevented from travel abroad.
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."
Summary: Saudi columnist and writer Hamza Kashgari, who was being detained at Al-Hair prison in Riyadh after being accused of tweeting insulting comments about Islam and the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), formally repented before the summary court in Riyadh on Tuesday, local daily Al-Madinah reported yesterday.
newspaper on Friday that the terrorists had "repented" after the issuance of
THE Pope failed to take action against a priest who may have molested 200 deaf boys after he told him he had repented, it has been claimed.
The sentence means his punishment could be commuted to life in prison if he is deemed to have repented.
The Rt Rev Michael Nazir-Ali, Bishop of Rochester, said he would change his mind about staying away from the 10-yearly meeting of Anglican leaders in Canterbury, Kent, if those who ordained the Bishop of New Hampshire, the Rt Rev Gene Robinson, repented.
I HAD always understood that the Roman Catholic Church would give Holy Communion to members who had repented of their sins by confessing them to a priest.
Any road up, he's written to tell me that I should take note that Charles Darwin "who started Evolution" repented on his death bed.
Having as a schoolboy nursed a profound hatred of the Germans after the bombing of Southampton during World War II, I repented in tears at a Moral Re-Armament meeting in Bonn in the late 1950s.
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.
But she said he should never be forgiven unless he had "truly repented".
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."
Thus, the killer meets the same fate as the victim (who presumably also repented in time).