expiation

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From Middle French expiation, from Latin expiatio.

Noun[edit]

expiation (plural expiations)

  1. An act of atonement for a sin or wrongdoing.
  2. (obsolete) The act of expiating or stripping off; plunder; pillage.
    • Daniel
      This ravenous expiation of the state.

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French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:

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Noun[edit]

expiation f (plural expiations)

  1. expiation

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