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redemption
used in Atlas Shrugged

13 uses
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1  —2 uses 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 stood, alone in the white glare, his feet planted firmly apart, on an island of cement in a ring of blinding lights, with nothing beyond the ring but an irredeemable night-and she wondered which one of them was taking the greater chance and facing the more desolate emptiness, "In case anything happens to me," she said, "will you tell Eddie Willers in my office to give Jeff Alien a job, as I promised?"
    2.10 Part 2 Chapter 10 — The Sign of the Dollar (82% in)
  • ...the sight of all those blind alleys he had struggled never to be forced to see: now, at the end of every alley, he was seeing his hatred of existence-he was seeing the face of Cherryl Taggart with her joyous eagerness to live and that it was this particular eagerness he had always wanted to defeat-he was seeing his face as the face of a killer whom all men should rightfully loathe, who destroyed values for being values, who killed in order not to discover his own irredeemable evil.
    3.9 Part 3 Chapter 9 — The Generator (96% in)

There are no more uses of "redemption" flagged with this meaning in Atlas Shrugged.

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?  —11 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • Redeem your mind from the hockshops of authority.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (84% in)
  • The Rio Norte Line, when rebuilt, would redeem the rest.
    1.3 Part 1 Chapter 3 — The Top and the Bottom (64% in)
  • Money is the product of virtue, but it will not give you virtue and it will not redeem your vices.
    2.2 Part 2 Chapter 2 — The Aristocracy of Pull (77% in)
  • To redeem twelve years of my life, which I won't have to regret.
    2.8 Part 2 Chapter 8 — By Our Love (29% in)
  • We can afford to give them up, for a short while, in order to redeem something much more precious.
    2.8 Part 2 Chapter 8 — By Our Love (50% in)
  • This country was built on the supremacy of reason-and, for one magnificent century, it redeemed the world.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (30% in)
  • The only man never to be redeemed is the man without passion.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (90% in)
  • But it's I who must say it to you, as I'm saying it now-if I am to redeem all those days and to let them be fully what they were for both of us, I loved you.
    3.3 Part 3 Chapter 3 — Anti-Greed (87% in)
  • Don't tell me that it was your choice from the first and that you accepted all consequences, including tonight-it does not redeem the fact that it was I who had no better choice to offer you.
    3.3 Part 3 Chapter 3 — Anti-Greed (92% in)
  • And that the looters forced you to speak, that you spoke to avenge me and set me freedoes not redeem the fact that it was I who made their tactics possible.
    3.3 Part 3 Chapter 3 — Anti-Greed (92% in)
  • No, you did not make it worse for me, you set me free, you saved us both, you redeemed our past.
    3.3 Part 3 Chapter 3 — Anti-Greed (94% in)

There are no more uses of "redemption" in Atlas Shrugged.

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