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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Turn away from sin or do penitence; Make amends for.

Usage examples (24)
  • Hate the sinners who won't atone translates to hate the liberals who won't agree.
  • The original of the word atone, or make atonement, In the Hebrew scripture, carries no such idea of expiation.
  • It leads into the headless heart: the belief that we should 'atone' by charity.
  • Tchaikovsky wanted to pay homage to Mozart and to "atone" for his potboiler for more
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