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expiate


expiate

verb

Definition of EXPIATE

to make up for (an offense) <Yom Kippur is the holy day on which Jews are expected to expiate sins committed during the past year>
Synonyms atone (for), mend, redeem
Phrases make amends for, make good for

February 28, 2015
pontificate Hear it
To speak pompously or dogmatically
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