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Adjective: expiatory  'ek-spee-u,to-ree [N. Amer], 'ek-spee-u-t(u-)ree or ,ek-spee'ey-tu-ree [Brit]
  1. Having power to atone for or offered by way of expiation or propitiation
    "expiatory sacrifice";
    - expiative, propitiatory

Encyclopedia: Expiatory