Definition of Expiates

1. Verb. (third-person singular of expiate) ¹



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Definition of Expiates

1. expiate [v] - See also: expiate

Lexicographical Neighbors of Expiates

expertises
expertism
expertisms
expertize
expertized
expertizes
expertizing
expertly
expertness
expertnesses
experts
expetible
expiable
expiate
expiated
expiates (current term)
expiating
expiations
expiative
expiator
expiatorious
expiators
expiatory
expidite
expidited
expidites
expiditing
expilator
expilators

Literary usage of Expiates

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Adventures in Swaziland: The Story of a South African Boer by Owen Rowe O'Neil (1921)
"... became rich—A "legal execution" in Swaziland—The unfaithful wife expiates her sin—How ... expiates ..."

2. Theron and Aspasio: Or, a Series of Dialogues and Letters, Upon the Most by James Hervey (1767)
"Nothing elfe, in any Creature, or in all Worlds, could expiate the leaft Sin. This, not only expiates all Sin, but gives a Title, ..."

3. A Search for Fortune: The Autobiography of a Younger Son, a Narrative of by Hamilton Lindsay-Bucknall (1878)
"My menagerie—Kitty—The guanaco—Other zoological specimens—The fox expiates his sins—Anecdote of the puma and the housekeeper—Dr. N. of ..."

4. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"and expiates it in the present life, though it may be in a way which appears to him not slight but grievous. " What kind of individual, O priests, ..."

5. Encyclopædia Biblica: A Critical Dictionary of the Literary, Political and by Thomas Kelly Cheyne (1903)
"Death in a state of penitence also expiates sin (if. ... (f) The only explicit answer to the question how sacrifice expiates in the Jewish authorities of ..."

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