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Vasquez retired last August and the city is in the midst of finding a new, permanent police chief – a process Weber said she is regretful she will no longer be a part of.
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It’s really easy to let go and get caught up in the moment, which could prompt you to post something regretful when you know it’s going to disappear in 24 hours.
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They were “regretful and embarrassed,” they said, that they didn’t previously take into account the Antebellum South’s associations with the pre-Civil War slavery era.
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I feel lucky but also regretful that my anticipated long day in the woods is over, with plenty of processing work ahead.
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It can rate your typing with qualifiers such as “accusatory,” “formal,” “encouraging,” or “regretful.”
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The farmer watched her as she came up, and a deep regretful sigh burst from his lips.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
If my request is tiresome, do not hesitate to refuse; I shall be regretful, but not offended.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
Am feeling very sad, rather regretful—think what a nice man my lawyer is.
MY WONDERFUL VISITCHARLIE CHAPLIN
For a year he exchanges regretful sighs with this other, and the money goes, and the hate increases, and she writes to him.
THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
When she reached her home again a flood of regretful sorrow overwhelmed her heart, and she wept bitterly.
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WORDS RELATED TO REGRETFUL

  • accusable
  • caught
  • censurable
  • censured
  • chargeable
  • condemned
  • conscience-stricken
  • contrite
  • convictable
  • convicted
  • criminal
  • culpable
  • damned
  • delinquent
  • depraved
  • doomed
  • erring
  • evil
  • felonious
  • hangdog
  • in error
  • in the wrong
  • iniquitous
  • judged
  • liable
  • licentious
  • offending
  • on one's head
  • out of line
  • regretful
  • remorseful
  • reprehensible
  • responsible
  • rueful
  • sentenced
  • sheepish
  • sinful
  • sorry
  • wicked
  • wrong
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