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The title is the question and the word starts with a "C". It exactly follows the given definition. I just can't remember the word. Any help is deeply appreciated.

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Contrite is probably the word you seek:-

  1. caused by or showing sincere remorse.
  2. filled with a sense of guilt and the desire for atonement; penitent: a contrite sinner.
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  • Or a cognate of the adjective "contrite," the noun, "contrition." Jul 30, 2013 at 23:52
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concede

definition: to accept as true, valid, or accurate

confess

definition 1.: to tell or make known. He willingly confessed his crime.

definition 2. to own or admit as true; concede

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  • Thanks for your prompt reply. "Concede" comes close but there is another word which exactly fits the context of my question. It's when somebody has commited a crime and he/she accepts his/her punishment. Jul 30, 2013 at 4:29
  • Second attempt see above.
    – Mari-Lou A
    Jul 30, 2013 at 4:31
  • I second Mari-lou. Pls post the word here when you get it. Jul 30, 2013 at 5:00
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Punishment is the consequence of your wrong doing. Parents tell their children to cease from parties cookouts celebrations until you gather yourselves together and accept that punishment we will not be forgiven and cleansed from our idols and sin.

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cede

It means "to give over."

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  • This may look I have downvoted this answer, but I haven't. Although I agree the answer is incomplete and inaccurate.
    – Mari-Lou A
    Jul 30, 2013 at 5:34

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