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used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

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to fix or make up for a wrong — especially a sin (even if nothing can be done to make up for the wrong other than to show regret)
  • Whatever his crimes, he has suffered something to atone for them.
    Chapter 10 — Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson (59% in)
  • If you have ever aided him in evil, help us now and so atone.
    Chapter 14 — The Hound of the Baskervilles (72% in)

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