#952. Atonement. -- N. atonement, reparation; compromise, composition; compensation &c. 30; quittance, quits; expiation, redemption, reclamation, conciliation, propitiation; indemnification, redress.
amends, apology, amende honorable[obs], satisfaction; peace offering, sin offering, burnt offering; scapegoat, sacrifice.
penance, fasting, maceration, sackcloth and ashes, white sheet, shrift, flagellation, lustration[obs]; purgation, purgatory.
V. atone, atone for; expiate; propitiate; make amends, make good; reclaim, redeem, repair, ransom, absolve, purge, shrive, do penance, stand in a white sheet, repent in sackcloth and ashes, wear a hairshirt.
set one's house in order, wipe off old scores, make matters up; pay the forfeit, pay the penalty.
apologize, beg pardon, fair l'amende honorable[Fr], give satisfaction; come down on one's knees, fall down on one's knees, down on one's marrow bones. 4. MORAL PRACTICE