expio

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Etymology[edit]

From ex (out of, from) + piō (appease; expiate; avenge).

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present active expiō, present infinitive expiāre, perfect active expiāvī, supine expiātum

  1. I make amends or atonement for a crime or a criminal; atone for, expiate, purge by sacrifice; repair, appease.
  2. I punish, avenge.
  3. (of an omen or sign) I avert.

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References[edit]

  • expio in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879