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- v. Present participle of redeem.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Saving; making amends; noting what is good as exceptional to what is generally bad: as, there is not a single redeeming feature in the scheme.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. compensating for some fault or defect
- adj. bringing about salvation or redemption from sin
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Law 5: The difficulty involved in redeeming a rebate is directly proportional to the dollar value of the rebate.
One giant step forward in redeeming his sorry self! kww
I thought that was the main redeeming quality of the episode!
In Gay City News, Steve Erickson focuses on Lives 'forced naiveté in redeeming both Wiesler and Dreyman and its assumption that there's something groundbreaking about treating the former as a human being.
The reason Macbeth is more interesting than Richard III is that Macbeth doesn't set out to be evil -- and he retains certain redeeming qualities (his tenderness toward his wife, for instance).
He was a winter late in redeeming his promise, but redeemed it was, for the last, least
Heaven has already been sufficiently gracious to me by your hands, in redeeming me from my cruelest enemy: and for the rest, I put my trust in the same overruling Providence.
He contrasted it with his own in redeeming with his money some of the Jewish exiles who, through debt or otherwise, had lost their personal liberty in Babylon.
Or their treasures were used in redeeming the captives in the pirate cities.
It must have read to them rather like a mockery, and yet, as the reader will see, I succeeded in redeeming my pledge.
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