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repent

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  • verbask forgiveness
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Synonyms for repent

verb ask forgiveness
  • apologize
  • atone
  • deplore
  • bewail
  • lament
  • reform
  • regret
  • relent
  • rue
  • sorrow
  • be ashamed
  • be contrite
  • be sorry
  • feel remorse
  • have qualms
  • reproach oneself
  • see error of ways
  • show penitence

Antonyms for repent

  • be happy
  • praise
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to repent

bewail

verb. cry over, lament
  • bemoan
  • deplore
  • eat heart out
  • express sorrow
  • grieve for
  • moan
  • mourn
  • regret
  • repent
  • rue
  • sing the blues
  • take on
  • wail
  • weep over

deplore

verb. regret; condemn
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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