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atone
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
make amends for — especially a sin

(To make amends is to try to mend or makeup for a wrong.)
  • If I remained here, I could perhaps atone in some way to Lucy—to others; I could convince them that I'm sorry.
    7.2 -- Book 7 Chapter 2 -- St. Ogg's Passes Judgment (80% in)

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