Definition of redemptive
: of, relating to, or bringing about redemption redemptive suffering
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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.
The story of low-income, urban students of color has been told too often by white, middle-class people like me who are cast as main characters in pat, triumphant narratives endorsing the redemptive single story of teaching.
Though his biography seems, in retrospect, to follow a redemptive arc, his life from year to year was bitter.
Also recurring is the play’s common themes: the ravages of loneliness and the redemptive power of love.
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