Expiable



[ek-spee-uh-buh l] /ˈɛk spi ə bəl/

adjective
1.
capable of being expiated:
an expiable crime.
/ˈɛkspɪəbəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being expiated or atoned for

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    [ek-spee-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˈɛk spi əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ adjective 1. able to make atonement or expiation; offered by way of expiation: expiatory sacrifices. /ˈɛkspɪətərɪ; -trɪ/ adjective 1. capable of making expiation 2. given or offered in expiation adj. 1540s, from Latin expiatorius, from expiatus, past participle of expiare (see expiation).



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