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  Definition of Expiation
  1. the act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity)
  2. compensation for a wrong; "we were unable to get satisfaction from the local store"
Similar Words: atonement, propitiation, satisfaction

 

Hyponyms: reparation, amends

 

Derivational Morphology: repent, atone, expiate, aby, abye

 

 
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