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noun as in atonement; reparation

noun as in salvation

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Like him, Buckley said, extremists are worthy of redemption and capable of change.

Some victims scramble together the money, Smith said, by buying gift cards and sending their tormentors the redemption codes that can be turned into cash.

In Jones’s telling, sin and redemption are both personal and communal.

You apologize, keep your head low, maybe resign to spend more time with your family and come back with a book deal, cable news contract or pet cause that offers redemption or credibility.

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Failing to convert the most efficient shot in basketball was Toronto’s failing to start the season, and it has become their redemption since.

Even if Loertscher eventually achieves legal redemption, she says the damage has already been done.

It was about the hope and longing for redemption and reconciliation that lies somewhere within each of us.

Excerpted from Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson by S.C. Gwynne.

Throughout her life, she faced public ridicule, legal persecution and, eventually, redemption through a PhD in clinical sexology.

Giving prisoners a chance at redemption is a good idea; but we were too careless, and innocent people suffered because it it.

At the same time no gold is paid out in redemption of notes, nor is it allowed to be exported.

Hence, at the end of the war, the provision for redemption of Bank of England notes will work automatically.

Under the figure of the deliverance from the Babylonish captivity, the church is invited to rejoice for her redemption from sin.

It would be impossible, as well as impious, for men to imitate the making of the Covenant of Redemption, or of that of Works.

Come to our aid then; the morning of our Redemption from degradation, adorns the horizon.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to redemption, such as: amends, atonement, compensation, expiation, penance, and recompense.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.