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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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"Iran was not invited to Paris, which I would call a Coalition of Repenters, because most participants in that meeting, in one form or another, provided support to ISIS in the course of its creation and upbringing and expansion--actually, at the end of the day, creating a Frankenstein that came to haunt its creators."
Before the airstrikes began, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif charged that most of the alliance's members, whom he dubbed a "coalition of repenters", had contributed to the Islamic State's rise by supporting armed opposition to the regime of Bashar Al-Assad.
He went on to advise the United States and its coalition - which he called as the Coalition of Repenters - to learn a lesson from the past and deal with this problem, because the ISIL is the same terrorist organization, whether in Iraq or in Syria.