Repent



verb (used without object)
1.
to feel sorry, self-reproachful, or contrite for past conduct; regret or be conscience-stricken about a past action, attitude, etc. (often followed 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.
verb (used with object)
3.
to remember or regard with self-reproach or contrition:
to repent one’s injustice to another.
4.
to feel sorry for; regret:
to repent an imprudent act.
adjective
1.
creeping.
verb
1.
to feel remorse (for); be contrite (about); show penitence (for): he repents of his extravagance, he repented his words
adjective
1.
(botany) lying or creeping along the ground; reptant: repent stems

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