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expiates

verb
present tense third-person singular of expiate

Synonyms of expiates

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

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“Expiates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/expiates. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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