Thesaurus / expiation

opposites of expiation

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They hold that it applies to his death on the cross as an expiation for sin.
The law of the sacrifice of the red cow, and the water of expiation.
As a rule, however, the recovery of caste by expiation is an easy matter.
Well, all I can do now is to carry out his wishes; that will be my expiation for my neglect.
Thus, and these are extreme afflictions, this hapless wight expiates, and her expiation is brought upon her by her grandeur.
Rastignac lowered his eyes, and acknowledged this kinship claimed by crime as an expiation of his own evil thoughts.
FATHER GORIOTHONORE DE BALZAC
My soul be your expiation, not only now, but when I shall have attained unto God; for I am yet under danger.
With the old conception of law and the expiation of crime it was otherwise.
The death on the cross is to be considered as an expiation offered to God.
He whole soul seemed to crave suffering, in expiation for his sins.

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