Trying to look appropriately contrite, he made a little bow.
She looked contrite suddenly, a little girl lost and scared.
The staff looked very contrite that they had not been informed.
Her mother looked contrite, and Janara was immediately on guard.
The brown eyes looked very contrite, and the ears lowered in shame.
He somehow managed to look both contrite and satisfied at the same time.
I cringed and tried to look contrite, but she wasn't having it.
She smiled at him, trying her best to look contrite.
He looked so contrite that for a moment she was in danger of actually believing him, until common sense came to her aid.
He put a hand over his heart, and attempted to look contrite.