atoning (for)

present participle of atone (for)
as in making amends for
to make up for (an offense) tried to atone for forgetting their anniversary by giving his wife a truly extravagant gift

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“Atoning (for).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/atoning%20%28for%29. Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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