expiator
noun see expiate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • expiator — EXPIATÓR, OÁRE, expiatori, oare, adj. (livr.) Care poate şterge, ispăşi, răscumpăra o greşeală; ispăşitor. [pr.: pi a ] – Din fr. expiatoire, lat. expiatorius. Trimis de claudia, 02.02.2009. Sursa: DEX 98  EXPIATÓR adj. v. ispăşitor …   Dicționar Român

  • Expiator — Ex pi*a tor, n. [L.] One who makes expiation or atonement. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Expiator — EXPIATOR, sieh Catharsius …   Gründliches mythologisches Lexikon

  • expiator — expiate ► VERB ▪ atone for (guilt or sin). DERIVATIVES expiable adjective expiation noun expiator noun expiatory adjective. ORIGIN Latin expiare appease by sacrifice , from pius pious …   English terms dictionary

  • expiator — See expiate. * * * …   Universalium

  • expiator — n. one who makes amends, one who does penance (for a crime or sin) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • expiator — ex·pi·a·tor …   English syllables

  • expiator — ād.ə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: Late Latin, from Latin expiatus + or : one that expiates …   Useful english dictionary

  • expiate — expiator, n. /ek spee ayt /, v.t., expiated, expiating. to atone for; make amends or reparation for: to expiate one s crimes. [1585 95; < L expiatus (ptp. of expiare to atone for, make good), equiv. to ex EX 1 + pia(re) to propitiate (see PIOUS)… …   Universalium

  • expiateur — expiateur, trice [ ɛkspjatɶr, tris ] adj. • XVIe; fém. XVIIIe; lat. expiator ♦ Vx ou littér. Propre à expier. Des victimes expiatrices. ⇒ expiatoire. Larmes expiatrices. ⇒EXPIATEUR, TRICE, adj. Littér. Qui permet d expier; qui constitue une… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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