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Meaning of EXPIATORY

Pronunciation:  'ekspeeu`towree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having power to atone for or offered by way of expiation or propitiation; "expiatory (or propitiatory) sacrifice"
 

EXPIATORY is a 9 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: expiative, propitiatory
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ex"pi*a*to*ry\, a. [L. expiatorius: cf. F.
expiatoire.]
Having power, or intended, to make expiation; atoning; as, an
expiatory sacrifice.

 

 

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