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penance
used in A Christmas Carol

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Definition
self-punishment, prayer, or other atonement (action to make up for wrong-doing)

or:

a religious sacrament (practice) often called confession involving confession, forgiveness, and atonement
  • "That is no light part of my penance," pursued the Ghost.
    1 — Marley's Ghost (90% in)

There are no more uses of "penance" in A Christmas Carol.

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