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This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

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atone for (guilt or sin)

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expiate
expiation
expiatory
unexpiated



an impression forced itself upon me of being on the scene of some unexpiated crime

—p.407 by W.G. Sebald
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3 years, 4 months ago


To expiate the burden

—p.239 Chapter 7 (227) by D.T. Max
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3 years, 10 months ago


in expiatory sacrifice

—p.19 by Jean Baudrillard
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3 years, 2 months ago


If I’d meant my little courier run as another crumb of expiation, I’d failed. If I’d meant my service here on the island as a larger penance, that, too, had fallen short.

—p.201 As if in Prayer (195) by Granta
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7 months, 1 week ago


had shot demonstrators, and had spent the night gathered in their barracks in a long session of self-recrimination. Now its men confronted their captain, Lashkevitch, and declared expiatory mutiny. They would not, they told him, shoot again

—p.48 February: Joyful Tears (39) by China Miéville
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3 years, 6 months ago


it gave him an opportunity to expiate his guilt

—p.285 by Tony Tulathimutte
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3 years, 6 months ago


remained behind to expiate the country's collective guilt

—p.414 le1o9n8a0rd (315) by Jonathan Franzen
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3 years, 10 months ago


what he curses in his mission is this expiation of expiation itself

Hamlet (who else)

—p.23 Injunctions of Marx (1) by Jacques Derrida
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3 years, 4 months ago


The sole expiation I can make is to beg your forgiveness

—p.188 The Village Schoolmaster [The Giant Mole] (180) by Franz Kafka
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3 years, 6 months ago


his passionate and expiatory nature

quoting Edmund Wilson

—p.80 Edmund Wilson (64) missing author
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3 years, 6 months ago


if mythic violence brings at once guilt and retribution, divine power only expiates

quoting from the end of Critique of Violence

—p.67 Andante ma non troppo e molto cantabile: (63) by Walter Benjamin
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3 years, 7 months ago