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- v. Alternative form of apologize.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. same as apologize.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See apologize, apologizer.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning
- v. acknowledge faults or shortcomings or failing
The refusal of the cop to apologise is stupid and racist.
We therefore recommend that Mr Hain apologise by means of a personal statement on the floor of the House.
I think, the most Schoking thing today was the first view of the inside of the Church in San Juan Chamula ... but I have to apologise, that is indescriptible for me.
They are of course the life-blood of satirical books, of the kind made famous by Andrew Bierce's Devil's Dictionary, such as apologise 'to lay the foundation for future offence'.
We weren't really sending Jade Goody over to 'apologise' for her behaviour at all.
As for the Sena, matters have gone too far for it to appear to be doing a climbdown on the issue, particularly with Shah Rukh refusing to "apologise" to Thackeray on the matter.
Australia: Police 'apologise' for closing Easter event
I'm tired of hearing Labour Ministers arguing that Tories should "apologise" and am sorry to hear Conservatives parroting the same, facile phrases.
I agree that the comment does appear to be insensitive but I am tired of politicians stating that their counterparts in other parties should "apologise" for things said.
What I will not do is "apologise" for a post I made on the internet that obviously has harmed your e-honour and deeply upset you.