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Henry IV, Part 1
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redemption
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Henry IV, Part 1
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as in: its main redeeming quality is... Define
to make up for something bad; or to save
  • you may redeem your banish’d honours, and restore yourselves Into the good thoughts of the world again;

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  • Our dog is dirty, noisy, and ill-behaved, but her redeeming quality is that she is so loving.
  • It’s been a terrible season, but the team has a shot at redemption if they can beat their cross-town rival.

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as in: redeem the coupon Define
to exchange something such as a coupon or voucher for something of value
  • Shall our coffers, then, be emptied to redeem a traitor home?

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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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  • I’ll so offend, to make offence a skill; Redeeming time, when men think least I will.
  • Stay, and breathe awhile: Thou hast redeem’d thy lost opinion; And show’d thou makest some tender of my life, In this fair rescue thou hast brought to me.

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  • By Heaven, methinks it were an easy leap, To pluck bright honour from the pale-faced Moon; Or dive into the bottom of the deep, Where fathom-line could never touch the ground, And pluck up drowned honour by the locks; So he that doth redeem her thence might wear Without corrival all her dignities: But out upon this half-faced fellowship!
  • I will redeem all this on Percy’s head, And, in the closing of some glorious day, Be bold to tell you that I am your son; When I will wear a garment all of blood, And stain my favour in a bloody mask, Which, wash’d away, shall scour my shame with it: And that shall be the day, whene’er it lights, That this same child of honour and renown, This gallant Hotspur, this all-praised knight, And your unthought-of Harry, chance to meet.

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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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