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redemption
used in Frankenstein

2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
its main redeeming quality is...
Definition
to make up for something bad; or to save
  • Thus not the tenderness of friendship, nor the beauty of earth, nor of heaven, could redeem my soul from woe; the very accents of love were ineffectual.
    Chapter 9 (67% in)
redeem = save
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2  —1 use as in:
redeem the coupon
Definition
exchange, convert, or pay off
The exact meaning of abnegate can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "to redeem a coupon" — exchange something for something else of value
  • "to redeem stock" — sell or convert to cash
  • "to redeem a mortgage" — pay off a loan
  • He tried to make us act plays and to enter into masquerades, in which the characters were drawn from the heroes of Roncesvalles, of the Round Table of King Arthur, and the chivalrous train who shed their blood to redeem the holy sepulchre from the hands of the infidels.
    Chapter 2 (19% in)
redeem = regain possession
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