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repent

Botany lying or creeping along the ground; reptant

repent

[′rē·pent]
(botany)
Of a stem, creeping along the ground and rooting at the nodes.
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Everyone in either government or whatsoever in Lakes state must repent and [ask for] forgiveness for one another," he said.
Whoever repents after his wrongdoing and reforms, indeed, Allah will turn to him in forgiveness.
To repent is to turn away from the way things are and to turn towards the new.
He told the mobsters to repent, saying that there was still time to not end up in Hell, which is what awaited them if they continued on this path.
At the end of 2012, the church's governing body, the General Synod, approved the limited trial, which is aimed at making the baptism service more acceptable to people who do not believe in a physical devil, sin or the need to repent.
He needs to repent for violating the constitutional separation of church and state.
Mohammad Said Ramadam al-Bouti called upon the Syrians who were involved in the events to repent and make their jihad consistent with religion.
IN reply to Mike Hancox (Letters, Nov 21), if my letter said Gavin should repent then I am sorry.
The bands lawyers are reportedly not holding out any hope of a reduced sentence, even if the band do repent.
When God asks him to go to Nineveh to tell the people, renowned for their wickedness, to repent, Jonah tries to run away.
My parents are big Christians and when I said their behaviour wasn't fair, all my dad said was that there's more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over 99 who don't need to repent.
JESUS taught that we should love God, love our neighbour and repent of our sins.