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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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Those who had brought Imran Khan to power are now repenting, he claimed.
For Christians, minimally, holiness means avoiding sin (repenting), imitating Christ and helping others to do the same.
Jesus himself says that the story of the woman looking for the coin is an example of a sinner repenting. It is incumbent on all who wish to use the word of God to sustain their own thoughts, to make sure that they present the texts they use in their original meaning, intent and context.
Bush repenting on behalf of the nation, culminating in a movement of God's hand across America to bring healing, restoration and unprecedented unity and prosperity."
As a country, we might even consider repenting from hostility toward other nations (Iraq, to name just one).