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re•pent



Pronunciation: (ri-pent'), [key]
v.i.
1. to feel sorry, self-reproachful, or contrite for past conduct; regret or be conscience-stricken about a past action, attitude, etc. (often fol. by of): He repented after his thoughtless act.
2. to feel such sorrow for sin or fault as to be disposed to change one's life for the better; be penitent.

v.t.
1. to remember or regard with self-reproach or contrition: to repent one's injustice to another.
2. to feel sorry for; regret: to repent an imprudent act.

re•pent



Pronunciation: (rē'punt, ri-pent'), [key]
adj.
creeping.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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