expiate in a sentence

Example sentences for expiate

They now have their court novelists, along with their psychiatrists and then- debt counselors, to expiate the evil spirits.
But when he falls in love with one of the deportees, the girl with the bewitching eyes, he begins to expiate his sins.
If the play is Eliot's attempt to expiate his sin, it is no wonder he later renounced it.
To expiate in shame the crimes I've done.
We expiate in old age the follies of our youth.
Fireproof wears a badge of sweet solemnity, seeking the audience's empathy for decent people working to expiate their sins.

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