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samad
how can we use penitent as a verb?
Feb 16, 2014 5:07 PM
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It's not so easy, as the original verb form is obscure Latin and not used in English. You would "be penitent", "show penitence", "make an act of penitence" or "do something as an act of penitence". The closest verb form would be be "to repent".
February 16, 2014
A person can repent and ask to be forgiven. You can repeat gossip, but it makes no sense to peat it.
February 16, 2014
Penitent is not a verb, but a noun and an adjective.
February 16, 2014
samad
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