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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
MEANING:verb tr.: To atone, to make amends for.
ETYMOLOGY:From Latin expiare (to atone for), from ex- (thoroughly) + piare (to atone), from pius (dutiful).
USAGE:"Is she expiating her guilt for being a neglectful daughter?"
Mark Schilling; Tossing Cash Round Like Confetti; Japan Times (Tokyo); Oct 30, 2009.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:The cardinal doctrine of a fanatic's creed is that his enemies are the enemies of God. -Andrew Dickson White, diplomat, historian, and educator (1832-1918)
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