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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of repent.

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Examples

  • If the evil from which a person repents is not gotten rid of, then “there has been no cure.”

    Repent! « So Many Books

  • Because God is the Father of all souls, when any one ceases to do evil and begins to do well, or in other words repents, he finds a welcome and help waiting for him.

    The Ascent of the Soul

  • Watkins' love of confrontational cinema leads him to stage the film's climax, the performance where Steve unveils his new religious faith and "repents" for his crimes, as a Wagnerian combination of the Olympic ceremonies, a rock concert, a Nazi rally, and an overblown religious celebration, in an era before megachurches even existed.

    At Bagatellen: Peter Watkins' Privilege

  • I predict David will go early unless he "repents" and is good next week.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • It is the soul that repents which is ennobled by repentance.

    Miss Ludington's Sister

  • The wickedness of mankind becomes so great that God 'repents' of His creation and decides to destroy it all through a flood.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • To me ... someone who "repents" but then continues unhindered in that sinful behavior ... really hasn't "repented" at all.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • To top it all off, he "repents" of America's evils that apparently are the source of all bad things in the universe, complete with "mea culpas" all around, on the house, he's buying.

    PoliticalDerby.com

  • The first two episodes follow the same general setup: Jeff does something mean and stupid, Britta calls him on it, Jeff repents.

    Misfits make Joel McHale's 'Community'

  • •Stop Community (NBC, tonight, 8 ET/PT) if you've heard this one before: Jeff (Joel McHale) selfishly destroys his friend's Halloween party, then repents at the last minute and saves the day.

    Critic's Corner Thursday: 'Community,' 'Parks and Recreation

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