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  • adj. Of or pertaining to expiation

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having power, or intended, to make expiation; atoning.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the power to make atonement or expiation; offered by way of expiation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having power to atone for or offered by way of expiation or propitiation

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