from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who absolves.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who absolves; one who remits sin, or pronounces it to be remitted.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who grants absolution
"" The eraser is our confessor, our absolver and our time machine. ''
So much weight, in fact, that since arriving in Cape Town I have found myself acting as absolver.
And is not Apollo the purifier, and the washer, and the absolver from all impurities?
Apparently the whole idea of human priesthood was proved, once and for ever, to be baseless; human mediation, in every possible form, was vehemently controverted; men were referred back to God as the sole absolver.
SOCRATES: And is not Apollo the purifier, and the washer, and the absolver from all impurities?
First, he is the purifier or purger or absolver (apolouon); secondly, he is the true diviner, Aplos, as he is called in the Thessalian dialect
The app also guides you through the format and prayers for confession so that you won't get all tongue tied and amnesic when sitting before a collared absolver.
The story finishes with Dolf conflicted, with Lemonnier shifting the role of absolver from Dolf himself on to us.
It’s a shame all the incentives are aligned to make him plead “addiction” in order to absolve himself, and incidentally empower the leviathan absolver.