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redemption

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1 freedom from guilt or blame for having done something wrong
  • Redemption for your actions will only come after a lot of apologizing.

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2 the act of releasing (someone) from servitude to another
  • The redemption of slaves was a major issue in the Civil War.

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The first known use of redemption was in the 14th century

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“Redemption.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/redemption. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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