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sorry

  

      adj   , -rier, -riest  
1    usually postpositive; often foll by: for   feeling or expressing pity, sympathy, remorse, grief, or regret  
I feel sorry for him     
2    pitiful, wretched, or deplorable  
a sorry sight     
3    poor; paltry  
a sorry excuse     
4    affected by sorrow; sad  
5    causing sorrow or sadness  
      interj  
6    an exclamation expressing apology, used esp. at the time of the misdemeanour, offence, etc.  
     (Old English sarig; related to Old High German serag; see sore)  
  sorrily      adv  
  sorriness      n  
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sorrily, sorcery, sorrel, sorrow

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
very short haircut
n.
to release sth that is tied up
n.
a body part is a part of a human body, usually one that has been cut or torn from the body in a violent incident (such as an accident, an explosion, etc)
v.
to cover with a thin layer of paint applied with a dry brush in order to soften or blur a figure or outline
an art term

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