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- adj. Granted redemption or salvation.
- adj. Spent; used in a purchase, and thus no longer usable.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of redeem.
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- adj. saved from the bondage of sin
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A discussion followed then, because I asked about the word redeemed, and Pa said it was what happened when you took your bottle back to the store and they gave you half a cent.
Note the word "redeemed": "They the bonds are claims on the Treasury that, when redeemed, will have to be financed by raising taxes, borrowing from the public, or reducing benefits or other expenditures."
Let us not be discouraged at the slowness of the proceedings towards the accomplishment of God's promises; God knows how to redeem the time that seems to have been lost, and, when the year of the redeemed is at hand, can do a double work in a single day.
Any religion that teaches that blacks are so because they are sinners and might eventually become white if they are redeemed is hard to not make fun of.
Team Spain redeemed the basketball honor of the rest of the world.
The win redeemed Kiprusoff, the Flames 'goalie who allowed 10 goals in his last 51 shots entering the game.
The soul is not the enemy either, though it needed to be redeemed from the forces that would repress the pleasures of the body.
Odelein redeemed himself by scoring the tying goal at 14: 14.
Lumpkin redeemed himself by scoring on a 1-yard, fourth-down dive in the first overtime, giving No. 11 Georgia a 34-27 victory over No. 13
MILWAUKEE (Ticker) -- Kenyon Martin redeemed himself for the