apology

[ uh-pol-uh-jee ]SEE DEFINITION OF apology

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR APOLOGY

In view of the violence you made use of, I consider that you owe my son an apology.

She called upon her in the course of the morning, to make an apology.

"I jest took up a garter," she said, with some apology in her tone.

He backed, and began to stammer an apology; but she did not wait to hear a word of it.

Drumtochty listened patiently to Hillocks' apology, but was not satisfied.

The word was an apology now, and stood for 'Oh, by no means!'

Some apology must be made for an attempt "to translate the untranslatable."

I wrote an apology to Mr. Montenero, and Heaven knows how much it cost me.

With this apology he withdrew, singing a careless strain as he went.

Suppose what you please, sir—I am not in the habit of explanation or apology.

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