APOLOGETIC's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of apologetic
Definition:
a. offering or expressing an apology or excuse; serving as or containing a formal justification or defense
Example:
As they went by, one of their leaders shouted out to me in apologetic explanation.
Sentence in Classic:
So, we had our slices served out, as if we were two thousand troops on a forced march instead of a man and boy at home; and we took gulps of milk and water, with apologetic countenances, from a jug on the dresser.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
So he threw a quick apologetic glance at Carreen and, bowing his head again, began reciting from memory the Episcopal burial service which he had often read over slaves buried at Twelve Oaks.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
She was winningly apologetic about it to Juanita, and ashamed that she should have to go on being apologetic.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
He handed me, apologetically for his scholarship, a piece of paper, and observed me while I looked it over.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
He had been trying in vain, for half an hour, to read this newspaper, when the waiter appeared and said, at once mysteriously and apologetically:.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
As she expected, he had refused to collect the unpaid bills until she prodded him into it, and then he had done it apologetically and half heartedly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context