atonement : Definition, Usages, News and More

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uh tohn muhnt

  • n  compensation for a wrong
  • n  the act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity)

  • TESS Directed by Roman Polanski Screenplay by Grard Brack, Roman Polanski and John Brownjohn Tess seems to be more an act of atonement than of.
  • Then comes the afternoon that is set aside for atonement on the subject of marijuana.
  • In the early 1900s you might have heard "The Old Rugged Cross," a celebration of the atonement.
News & Articles

    IRISH actress Saoirse Ronan, an Oscar nominee this year for her work in Atonement, can add a stinker to her career resume, unfortunately. City of Ember, in which she stars with Bill Murray and Tim Robbins, opened on Friday, and the public didn't give a hoot.
    June 27, 2013 - Irish Central
  • Pressure Grows on Cork Bishop to Resign
    Fr. Michael Mernagh, an Augustinian priest based in Dublin, undertook a march from Cobh, Co. Cork to Dublin as a "walk of atonement" in sympathy for the victims of clerical child sexual abuse.
    June 26, 2013 - Irish Central

  • Ignacio Bunye in
    We hold every human life sacred,said Bunye. "We pray for the soul of this innocent child and hope that whoever was responsible for this, realizes the gravity of this deed and seek atonement."
  • James McAvoy in Vancouver Sun
    I hope my next movie is not an action movie, but equally I hope it is not another 'Atonement,' said McAvoy, who starred opposite Keira Knightley in the World War II era romance as the housekeeper's son who is betrayed by a young girl's lie.

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