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apology

a·pol·o·gy

apology

 
 
pronunciation:
pa l ji
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part of speech: noun
inflections: apologies
definition 1: an expression of regret, as for an error or offense.
similar words:
confession, contrition, penitence, self-reproach
definition 2: a formal explanation and defense in speech or writing of one's actions, beliefs, or motives.
synonyms:
apologia, defense, justification
similar words:
advocacy, argument
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