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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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The fourth, also repented and given seven years of imprisonment and prevention of travel while the last and fifth was sentenced to five years in prison and prevented from travel abroad.
A quickie to be repented at leisure if ever there were one.
Kashgari's comments triggered a wave of calls to execute him, although he later said he repented.
Saeed Malekpour, an Iranian computer programmer who was jailed when he returned to Iran from Canada and sentenced to death, has reportedly "expressed remorse and repented," allowing his lawyer to apply for clemency in his case.
On the eve of the appeal, the Russian Orthodox church said it would appeal for clemency if the band members repented.
Summary: Saudi columnist and writer Hamza Kashgari, who was being detained at Al-Hair prison in Riyadh after being accused of tweeting insulting comments about Islam and the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), formally repented before the summary court in Riyadh on Tuesday, local daily Al-Madinah reported yesterday.
THE Pope failed to take action against a priest who may have molested 200 deaf boys after he told him he had repented, it has been claimed.
The sentence means his punishment could be commuted to life in prison if he is deemed to have repented.
The Rt Rev Michael Nazir-Ali, Bishop of Rochester, said he would change his mind about staying away from the 10-yearly meeting of Anglican leaders in Canterbury, Kent, if those who ordained the Bishop of New Hampshire, the Rt Rev Gene Robinson, repented.
I HAD always understood that the Roman Catholic Church would give Holy Communion to members who had repented of their sins by confessing them to a priest.
Any road up, he's written to tell me that I should take note that Charles Darwin "who started Evolution" repented on his death bed.
Having as a schoolboy nursed a profound hatred of the Germans after the bombing of Southampton during World War II, I repented in tears at a Moral Re-Armament meeting in Bonn in the late 1950s.