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  • v  acknowledge faults or shortcomings or failing
    I apologized for being late
    He apologized for the many typoes
  • v  defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning

  • Rockefeller calls McCain to apologize for his comments.
  • South Korea rejected North Korea's explanation for a sudden, deadly release of dam water, saying Tuesday that Pyongyang should clarify more thoroughly and apologize for flooding .
  • He served 18 months in Tehran's notorious Evin prison, refusing to apologize for his ideas, although that might have earned him an early release.
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  • Utah Boy Scout Leaders Reprimanded for Pride Parade Participation
    Two Utah Boy Scout leaders are being asked to apologize to local organization officials after they marched with other Scouts in the Utah Pride Parade in Salt Lake City.        
    June 16, 2013 - ABC News
  • Elizabeth Kelly
    Elizabeth Kelly is the bestselling author of the novel APOLOGIZE, APOLOGIZE! and is an award-winning journalist. She lives in Merrickville, Ontario, with her husband, five dogs and three cats.
    June 16, 2013 - Book Reporter
  • PEAKE: An open letter to our community:
    First, I must apologize to the citizens of Bibb County and Macon and to the candidates who are running for office in the new Macon-Bibb consolidated government. I realize the last several months of uncertainty about when the elections would be held and whether they would be partisan or nonpartisan has created some frustration and confusion for us all.
    June 15, 2013 - Macon Telegraph

  • Joe Barton in Austin American-Statesman (blog)
    Barton later said, aacording to Politico, "I apologize for using the term 'shakedown' with regard to yesterday's actions at the White House in my opening statement this morning, and I retract my apology to BP. As I told my colleagues yesterday and...
  • Eliot Spitzer in FOXNews
    I have acted in a way that violates my obligations to my family and violates my, or any, sense of right and wrong,Spitzer said, with his wife by his side. "I apologize first and most importantly to my family. I apologize to the public,...
  • Mike Garrett in The Associated Press
    I apologize for any inconvenience or embarrassment this matter has caused to you and your institution,Garrett wrote in a hand-signed letter.

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