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expiate
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Crime and Punishment
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  • "Aren’t you half expiating your crime by facing the suffering?" she cried, holding him close and kissing him.
  • Are you afraid of the great expiation before you?
  • "Suffer and expiate your sin by it, that’s what you must do."
  • I am not thinking of it and I am not thinking of expiating it, and why are you all rubbing it in on all sides?

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  • She knows she can’t expiate her sins, but hopes to heal some of the wounds.
  • And when there is also a feeling of guilt to be overcome, and, maybe, expiated,
    John Wyndham  --  The Chrysalids

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