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For the first few months of this season, road trips for the Astros amounted to something like a traveling atonement carnival.
ALEX CORA, LEADING RED SOX INTO A PROMISING FUTURE, ANSWERS FOR HIS PAST IN HOUSTONCHELSEA JANESMAY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That racial reconciliation will involve the acknowledgment of the wrong that’s been done, an apology, and atonement.
WHY IT TOOK 100 YEARS FOR AMERICA TO LEARN ABOUT THE TULSA MASSACREFABIOLA CINEASMAY 30, 2021VOX
Johnson notes that the conversation on reparations, which falls under atonement, needs to be expanded.
WHY IT TOOK 100 YEARS FOR AMERICA TO LEARN ABOUT THE TULSA MASSACREFABIOLA CINEASMAY 30, 2021VOX
You wrote, “His advocacy was a form of atonement but also deflection.”
WHAT IT'S LIKE TO ACCUSE A #METOO HERO OF ABUSEELIANA DOCKTERMANFEBRUARY 24, 2021TIME
Citizen Kane, at least in Mank’s telling, is equal parts his stroke of revenge and his plea for atonement.
DAVID FINCHER’S NEW MOVIE MANK IS A BROADSIDE AGAINST HOLLYWOOD SELF-CONGRATULATIONALISSA WILKINSONDECEMBER 4, 2020VOX
It was not alone the slaying and offering of sacrifice, but also the sprinkling of blood that made atonement.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
You may think I'm offering myself as a sort of vicarious atonement—if your Doris fails you—but I'm not, really.
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The old woman has died, and her daughter Chane is brought before us on the same Atonement day.
THE HISTORY OF YIDDISH LITERATURE IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURYLEO WIENER
The reference to the "many women," "beholding afar off," forms a pathetic close to the story of the Great Atonement Day.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEWJOHN MONRO GIBSON
The purpose of the writer is to teach the entire separateness of Christs atonement.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWSTHOMAS CHARLES EDWARDS
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WORDS RELATED TO ATONEMENT

  • ablution
  • absolution
  • atonement
  • baptism
  • bathing
  • catharsis
  • depuration
  • disinfection
  • distillation
  • expiation
  • expurgation
  • forgiveness
  • grace
  • lavation
  • purgation
  • purge
  • rarefaction
  • rebirth
  • redemption
  • refinement
  • regeneration
  • salvation
  • sanctification
  • washing
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