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  • Contrite Barkley has his day on NBA. com - USATODAY. com

    Contrite Barkley has his day on NBA.com

  • Determinedly Contrite When things go wrong it is to these stakeholders that communications have to be targeted, starting with an unreserved apology.

    When Sorry is Not Enough

  • Contrite was Father Ed, eventually, and down it came.

    Hugh Muir's Diary

  • Promoted to Headline (H3) on 1/8/10: Wyeth Is As Contrite As AIG yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Wyeth Is As Contrite As AIG'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: Months after a Sen. Charles Grassley-led investigation into its ghostwriting and the unretracted falsified science it planted in medical journals, he hormone giant is behind new articles in the Journal of Women\'s Health and Menopause.'

    Wyeth Is As Contrite As AIG

  • UPDATE Ia: Fischer has pulled down the post and put up what he calls "A Sincere and Contrite Apology."

    Judas vs. Joe McCarthy - Real Clear Politics – TIME.com

  • Contrite, not too long ago, words from his own mouth apologizing for his actions.

    CNN Transcript Aug 27, 2007

  • I tried for an expression that fell somewhere between Contrite and Shattered.

    Perfect Match

  • Contrite, she was ready to back off, but Switters wouldn't permit it.

    Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates

  • Contrite as a child, now that the damage was done.

    Time Scout

  • 'The Lord is nigh unto them who are of broken heart, and _saveth_ such as be of a _Contrite_ spirit.'

    The Mark of the Beast

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