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guilty

1. Law having committed an offence or adjudged to have done so
2. plead guilty Law (of a person charged with an offence) to admit responsibility; confess
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Because they would not spend money so guiltily acquired.
The door opens, they separate guiltily, and the husband enters.
Both Katharine and Henry turned round very quickly and rather guiltily.
Beauly and her maid looking guiltily about them to make sure that they were neither seen nor heard
The Punjab government spokesman's reply was guiltily evasive, replete with allegations, exaggerations and inaccuracies, and even obliquely critical of the simple NAB request for concerned record, a defiant example of the very mindset that the NAB chairman seeks to cure.
No mended present has yet come her way, And it was thought that counted she would say, But sometimes a thought may come into her mind, Of what her gift was she guiltily may find.
In contrast to the old missionaries who wanted to bring values to a benighted world, todayEs Protestants are guiltily overwhelmed with memories of a slavery long gone in America, while evangelical Protestants have been obsessed with single issues such as abortion and gay rights.
Anti Corruption Tribunal has found Khalid Latif guiltily of all charges, therefore has announced a ban of 5 years & a fine of PKR 1 Million," the PCB tweeted.
As a comic who spent his career in smoke-filled clubs and bars I must admit that the ban couldn't come soon enough; every night you'd come off stage with your clothes and hair simply reeking like the Marlboro Man's Stetson (incidentally, the actor who played the ciggy-consuming cowboy icon died of lung disease, but was never portrayed as having to crouch guiltily outside his ranch to enjoy a quick tab).
The residents watch guiltily as poor Dot is taken away in an ambulance and Sonia is furious that no one kept an eye on her.
Guiltily, I decline their offer, claiming that I've got 'stuff' to be getting on with indoors.
While he doesn't look ridiculous in his snug unitard (yes, that's a herculean task), Shroff lacks charisma and might I guiltily add, star power.