Definition of Expiating

1. Verb. (present participle of expiate) ¹



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Definition of Expiating

1. expiate [v] - See also: expiate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Expiating

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

Literary usage of Expiating

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1. Our Wild Indians: Thirty-three Years Personal Experience Among the Red Men by Richard Irving Dodge (1884)
"... Warriors — Severe Punishment — A Secret Society — The "Picked Corps'1 of Warriors — The Chiefs Body Guard — expiating a Sin — A Noted Comanche Chief. ..."

2. The British Quarterly Review by Robert Vaughan, Henry Allon (1869)
"Elsie, at length, learns the terrible secret ; her father has defrauded his brother-in-law, atid in a scuffle shot him dead, and is expiating his double ..."

3. The Scripture Doctrine of Atonement, Proposed to Careful Examination by Stephen West (1809)
"live way of expiating crimes ; the other an expression of the worship and homage clue from creatures to ..."

4. Celebrated crimes by Alexandre Dumas (1843)
"Does not there seem to be a divine punishment in this unfortunate judge's family, expiating the cruel and pitiless murder of this poor priest whose blood ..."

5. Horae Homileticae: Or, Discourses Digested Into One Continued Series and by Charles Simeon, Jean Claude, Thomas Hartwell Horne (1855)
"THE METHOD OF expiating AN UNKNOWN MURDER. Deut. xxi. 6—8. And all the elders of that city, that are next unto the slain man, shall wash their hands over ..."

6. The World's Great Classics by Timothy Dwight, Julian Hawthorne (1902)
"172; of those who expiate pride, 181 et seq.; invisible, in second cornice of Purgatory, 193; of those expiating the sin of envy, 194; of Guido del Duca and ..."

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