- He had been obliged to offer an abject apology to Mr. Alleyne for his impertinence.
- In a transport of agony and fear she would take the first opportunity of throwing her arms round his neck and making the most abject apology.
- The matter cannot rest there I demand an apology.
- He jabbered out what I assumed was an apology.
- I owe you an apology for the delay.
- The boy felt shamed of his abject poverty.