apologise

Part of speech: verb

To offer an apology or excuse.

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Usage examples "apologise":

  1. He apologised for his wretched playing, but the Colonel did not apologise for the disagreeable things he had said. - "Jane Cable", George Barr McCutcheon.
  2. On the next morning, Dr. Watson and Mr. Thistlewood came to apologise for the ill- behaviour of their friend Castles, who they assured me was at heart a very good fellow, but that he was overcome with liquor on the preceding evening, and that he now wished very much to have an opportunity of making an apology in person, for which purpose he was waiting hard by. - "Memoirs of Henry Hunt, Esq. Volume 3", Henry Hunt.
  3. I'm going to apologise to her for something I said to Brandon Booth. - "The Hollow of Her Hand", George Barr McCutcheon.