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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.
References in classic literature ?
There is no history to show that she did not repent.
If he repents of it, Allah the Almighty forgives him and has mercy on him.
Jonah 3:1-5,10 and Mark 1:14-20--Nineveh repents and God relents, followed by Jesus calling people to repent, then calling Simon and Andrew to leave their nets and become fishers of men.
The holy scriptures tell us there's more joy in heaven over one sinner that repents than over those who have no reason to repent.
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.
A Christian pastor in Iran who was convicted of abandoning Islam and preaching Christianity will have his death sentence overturned if he repents, says his lawyer.
CDATA[ Former New York Mayor Ed Koch, who backed Obama for President, repents.
When all is taken from him, he repents, and Asian, the Lion, comes to wash him.
In explaining this parable, Jesus said that 'there will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety nine righteous persons who do not need to repent.
Prophet repents, goes to Nineveh, lives happily ever after.
The latter means that God will forgive the human being not once, but as many times as he/she repents and seeks forgiveness.