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Noun: expiation  ,ek-spee'ey-shun
  1. Compensation for a wrong
    "we were unable to get expiation from the local store";
    - atonement, satisfaction
  2. The act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity)
    - atonement, propitiation

Derived forms: expiations

Type of: amends, damages, indemnification, indemnity, redemption, redress, redressal [Asia], restitution, salvation

Encyclopedia: Expiation