Definition of Expiations

1. Noun. (plural of expiation) ¹



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Definition of Expiations

1. expiation [n] - See also: expiation

Lexicographical Neighbors of Expiations

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

Literary usage of Expiations

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

1. A Philosophical Dictionary by Voltaire (1843)
"... such a concert be- Í expiations for social crimes ? fore the ignorant and brutal vulgar, lest j That which should ensure to its minis- their instruments ..."

2. Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes by Samuel Austin Allibone (1875)
"When they see Law can discover sin, but not remove, Save by those shadowy expiations weak, The blood of bulls and goats, they may conclude Some blood more ..."

3. History of the Reformation in Europe in the Time of Calvin by Jean Henri Merle d'Aubigné (1865)
"expiations AND PROCESSION 4. (END OF 1534 AND BEGINNING or 1535.) AN expiation was required for the purification of ..."

4. History of the Reformation in Europe in the Time of Calvin by Jean Henri Merle d'Aubigné (1880)
"expiations AND PROCESSION*. (END OF 1534 AMI BEGINNING or 1535.) AN expiation was required for the purification of France —solemn ceremonies, sacrifices, ..."

5. The History and Antiquities of the Doric Race by Karl Otfried Müller (1830)
"versal occurrence to the expiations which the religion of Apollo enjoined for each pollution of blood". We previously noticed some establishments of this ..."

6. Indo-Aryans: Contributions Towards the Elucidation of Their Ancient and by Raja Rājendralāla Mitra (1881)
"Muham- madan addiction to them. Ancient Indo-Aryans' attachment In them. Prohibition by S'ukra A'charya. Do. by Krishna. Do. in the Smritis. expiations. ..."

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