apologise :

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  • v  defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning
  • v  acknowledge faults or shortcomings or failing

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  • Let bogus poets first apologise, Control their vanity, confess their lies .
  • Er, excuse me for saying so, and I apologise for it ahead of time.
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  • Joe Barton in The Australian
    Mr Barton said: "I apologise for using the term shakedown with regard to yesterday's actions at the White House in my opening statement and I retract my apology to BP."
  • Andy Pettitte in BBC News
    I accept responsibility for those two days. If what I did was an error in judgment, I apologise,Pettitte said. "I was on the disabled list, and I had heard that human growth hormone could promote faster healing for my elbow. I felt an...
  • Steve Jobs in The Guardian
    Steve Jobs, Apple's chief executive, called the iPhone 4's launch "the most successful in Apple's history" but added: "We apologise to those customers who were turned away because we did not have enough supply."

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