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synonyms for amends

  • apology
  • redress
  • reparation
  • restitution
  • atonement
  • expiation
  • indemnification
  • indemnity
  • quittance
  • recompense
  • reprisal
  • requital
  • restoration
  • satisfaction
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antonyms for amends

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  • penalty
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How to use amends in a sentence

Leucippe herself goes far to make amends for the general insipidity of the other characters.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
But in the campaign of 1814 he made amends for all his former blunders, and his fighting record stands high indeed.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
In such case the defendant was empowered to plead the facts in extenuation, and also to pay money into court by way of amends.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
She rightly conjectured that the girl was already ashamed of her sharpness, and wished to make amends in some way.
JOYCE'S INVESTMENTSFANNIE E. NEWBERRY
He is rather prone to personal abuse, but makes ample amends to those who will put up with it.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, NO. 366VARIOUS
The behaviour of Chopin during the latter part of this transaction made, no doubt, amends for that of the earlier.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
They made what amends they could for their former incivilities.
THE CONTEMPORARY REVIEW, JANUARY 1883VARIOUS
Is it thus you wish to try to make amends for the welcome of which I complain?
AMPHITRYONMOLIERE
For some time it stood aloof, but it came at last, and made ample amends for its delay by its violence.
HURRICANE HURRYW.H.G. KINGSTON
Make yourself amends by so glorious a choice; make your virtue a spectacle worthy of men and angels.
THE LOVE LETTERS OF ABELARD AND HELOISEPETER ABELARD
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WORDS RELATED TO AMENDS

  • acknowledgments
  • admissions
  • amends
  • atonement
  • concessions
  • confessions
  • defenses
  • excuses
  • explanations
  • extenuations
  • justifications
  • mea culpas
  • mitigations
  • pleas
  • redress
  • reparations
  • vindication
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