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sheepish

adjective uk   /ˈʃiː.pɪʃ/ us  
embarrassed because you know that you have done something wrong or silly: She gave me a sheepish smile and apologized.
sheepishly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
He sheepishly admitted he hadn’t done his homework.
sheepishness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
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