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making amends

noun as in amende honorable

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Making amends for these equivocations, Prime Minister Julia Gillard was set to vote against the Palestine resolution.

Raphael Johnson was an adolescent who has also spent his adult life making amends and advocating redemption and change.

Had Elin felt that Tiger was interested in making amends for his behavior, things might have been different.

By way of making amends for my reserve, I went to his house myself.

"He ought to have been more bent on making amends than on sacrificing you to me," said Wyvis, bitterly.

The sow was making amends for the fright and pain she had endured by munching and crunching this fruit at a great rate.

It was really an awful blow when the August plan came to nothing, but Fate is making amends.

Then well all get up at dawn and begin work in making amends in the garden, said Mrs. James consolingly.


On this page you'll find 487 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to make amends, such as: atone, confess, retract, withdraw, crawl, and purge.

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