Type of termDefinition
Alternative TermsAtonement, atonements, Atone, Atoned, atoning, Expiation, Expiate, expiated, expiating, Make amends, made amends, making amends, penitence, penitent, penances, repent, repentance, repented
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A voluntary action undertaken to make up for a sin or breach of a religious principle, frequently an act of self-punishment or physical hardship.

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