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verb. ['rɪˈpɛnt'] turn away from sin or do penitence.
- repentir (French)
- repo (Latin)
Rhymes with Repent
How do you pronounce repent?
Pronounce repent as rɪˈpɛnt.
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Sentences with repent
1. Verb, base form
In some nations, the accused are offered a chance to repent and accept Islam rather than face death.
Quotes about repent
1. Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success.
- Dale Carnegie
2. It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist.
- Muriel Spark
3. A woman has to live her life, or live to repent not having lived it.
- D.H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley's Lover