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Verb: expiate  'ek-spee,eyt
  1. Make up for, compensate or make reparation for wrongdoing or causing offence
    "expiate one's sins";
    - aby [archaic], abye [archaic], atone, make amends

Derived forms: expiated, expiates, expiating

Type of: compensate, correct, redress, right

Encyclopedia: Expiate