Definition of Expiators

1. Noun. (plural of expiator) ¹



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Definition of Expiators

1. expiator [n] - See also: expiator

Lexicographical Neighbors of Expiators

expertly
expertness
expertnesses
experts
expetible
expiable
expiate
expiated
expiates
expiating
expiations
expiative
expiator
expiatorious
expiators (current term)
expiatory
expidite
expidited
expidites
expiditing
expilator
expilators
expirable
expirant
expirants
expiration
expirations
expiratory
expiratory centre

Literary usage of Expiators

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

1. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"We should be, by the very duty of our state, the public expiators for the sins of the world. But which wr.s the thin^ dominant in our lives —expiation or ..."

2. The Christian Society by George Davis Herron (1894)
"... then the forgiveness of sin becomes a real experience, a moral fact, a working force in our life ; then we become expiators, sin-bearers, ..."

3. The New York Times Current History of the European War (1915)
"We should be, by the very duty of our state, the public expiators for the sins of the world. But which was the thing dominant in our lives —expiation or our ..."

4. Dwight's Journal of Music: A Paper of Art and Literature by John Sullivan Dwight (1877)
"So the gods educated men for this high purpose, to be the expiators of their crime ; and their object was to be attained when they had lost themselves in ..."

5. Handbook of the European War by Corinne Bacon (1916)
"We should be, by the very duty of our state, the public expiators for the sins of the world. But which was the thing dominant in our lives—expiation or our ..."

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