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penance
used in Interview with the Vampire

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Definition
self-punishment, prayer, or other atonement (action to make up for wrong-doing)

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a religious sacrament (practice) often called confession involving confession, forgiveness, and atonement
  • I saw myself turning on a knife then, languishing in a day-to-day suffering which I found as necessary as penance from the confessional, truly hoping death would find me unawares and render me ft for eternal pardon.
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