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redemption
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Jane Eyre
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as in: redeem the coupon Define
to exchange something such as a coupon or voucher for something of value
  • I could go back and be his comforter — his pride; his redeemer from misery, perhaps from ruin.
  • I humbly entreat my Redeemer to give me strength to lead henceforth a purer life than I have done hitherto!

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  • His, under such circumstances, is the destiny of the pioneer; and the first pioneers of the Gospel were the Apostles — their captain was Jesus, the Redeemer, Himself.

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  • The coupon can be redeemed for a free candy bar.
  • Points earned with the credit card can be redeemed for free airline tickets and other products.

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  • Men too often confound them: they should not be confounded: appearance should not be mistaken for truth; narrow human doctrines, that only tend to elate and magnify a few, should not be substituted for the world-redeeming creed of Christ.
  • True, reader; and I knew and felt this: and though I am a defective being, with many faults and few redeeming points, yet I never tired of Helen Burns; nor ever ceased to cherish for her a sentiment of attachment, as strong, tender, and respectful as any that ever animated my heart.

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  • His is the ambition of the high master-spirit, which aims to fill a place in the first rank of those who are redeemed from the earth — who stand without fault before the throne of God, who share the last mighty victories of the Lamb, who are called, and chosen, and faithful.
  • No; they not only live, but reign and redeem: and without their divine influence spread everywhere, you would be in hell — the hell of your own meanness.

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as in: its main redeeming quality is... Define
to make up for something bad; or to save
as in: redeem the coupon Define
to exchange something such as a coupon or voucher for something of value
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