Definition of redemptive
: of, relating to, or bringing about redemption redemptive suffering
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Leaving these layers unpeeled, his redemptive acts in the end lose much meaning.
At the time, this looked like a redemptive, healing moment for Jaime.
Those demands, and their redemptive fulfillment—the flight of the rocket, the second Nobel prize, the name on the payroll—represent the beginning, middle, and end of these movies’ concerns.
A comedy about loss, grief and the redemptive power of love, Dean is an NY illustrator who falls hard for an LA woman while trying to prevent his father from selling the family home in the wake of his mother’s death.
These events would have their redemptive moments as individuals heroically struggled to overcome grief and communities came together.
This is an achingly personal show – dark and sometimes subtle, with redemptive moments of humor and transcendence.
Seth Smith and Manny Machado hit first-inning home runs to back a redemptive pitching performance by Alec Asher and help Baltimore beat the Boston Red Sox 3-2 Friday night.
Seth Smith and Manny Machado hit first-inning home runs off Rick Porcello to back a redemptive pitching performance by Alec Asher and help the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox.
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