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expiate
used in Carrie

2 uses
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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)
  • Blood was always at the root of it, and only blood could expiate it.
  • I felt that the sin had been expiated.

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