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expiate
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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Definition
atone (demonstrate sorrow for a wrong either by doing something good to make up for the wrong, or accepting punishment)
  • I am expiating a moment of selfishness, and so I always say to La Carconte, when she complains, 'Hold your tongue, woman; it is the will of God.'
    Chapters 27-28 (25% in)
  • As for myself, I can assure you of one thing,—the more men you see die, the easier it becomes to die yourself; and in my opinion, death may be a torture, but it is not an expiation.
    Chapters 35-36 (10% in)
  • Expiation.
    Chapters 111-112 (0% in)

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