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)
偶尔使用。在柯林斯辞典中， atonement 是3万个最常用词之一。
atonement 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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