Definition of 'atonement'
Example sentences containing 'atonement'
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I mean to destroy the Phaeton, and in this act of atonement to hasten the removal of the anti-ice curse from Earth. ANTI-ICE (2001)On another day, I might have been lucky even to be shown his body, and that only in atonement. A ROOMFUL OF BIRDS - SCOTTISH SHORT STORIES 1990 (2001)
Trends of 'atonement'
Used Occasionally. atonement is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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