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Unidentified students interviewed afterwards told reporters that the comedian seemed not necessarily apologetic about the controversy he had stirred.

It seemed so out of character, and he was so immediately apologetic, that Sapp blamed herself for not being supportive.

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Katzenbach was appalled by Graham’s apologetic appeal to the rogue governor.

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The distant buzz of a patrol ATV sealed our own fire’s fate as a mustachioed and apologetic lifeguard handed our group a bucket to douse the flames.

Osaka, the winner almost apologetic in posture, sank into the embrace of Williams, a legend she admires but an opponent she was again forced to vanquish.

[Haute Butch] is stepping into that area with such confidence and they are so non-apologetic.

Her borderline apologetic view is, frankly, a bit irksome, though not wholly unexpected based on Transmormon.

If anything, he is apologetic that he is being distracted with incoming emails about it.

ROME, Italy — Roderick MacDonald has been proven to be the worst kind of pedophile there is—an apologetic serial offender.

In fact, during visits like these, the parents are often downright apologetic about it.

He looked up wearily and met the fierce gaze of the chief inspector with a glance almost apologetic.

The works are of unequal merit; several of them took a high rank in apologetic literature.

I regarded this appalling deputation as Parvill's apologetic but quite definite utterances drew to an end.

But I hadn't got to the point, when Monson came lounging up the gangway, still acting apologetic.

"I've come to beg news," he announced, his apologetic smile very winning.


On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to apologetic, such as: conciliatory, contrite, regretful, remorseful, repentant, and sorry.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.