redeeming

present participle of redeem
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as in saving
to free from captivity or punishment by paying a price the government has consistently refused to redeem hostages captured by terrorists

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as in delivering
to free from the penalties or consequences of sin the belief that sinners are redeemed by their faith in God

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as in compensating
to make up for (an offense) quickly redeemed the offending remark with a sincere and unconditional apology

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“Redeeming.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/redeeming. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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