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use penitence in a sentence.

So you'd prefer ritualized penitence to insight about his business.

Interesting fact: The word penitence, from which we get penitentiary, stems from the latin "paeniteō" - which means "to bring regret"...

I would like to hold my hands up and apply for penitence here, I am definitely guilty of that.

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