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Synonyms for absolution

Synonyms for absolution

the act or an instance of forgiving

Synonyms for absolution

the condition of being formally forgiven by a priest in the sacrament of penance

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the act of absolving or remitting

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Paige, who only returned to action in November, commented on the injury, while stood with her Absolution allies, Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville.
It will only lead, as it has been leading, to moments when the guaranteed absolution suddenly feels unclean.
For his part, Pascual Nve Eyi, who requested full absolution for his defendants, reminded the court that "only public functionaries can commit the crime of misuse of public funds", and added that "as my clients are director generals of trading companies, they cannot be the authors of a crime which can only be committed by functionaries; as a consequence, I ask the court to absolve them from the said crime, as they do not meet the requirements which define and punish the crime under our current Penal Code".
In contrast, Andreas Osiander consistently defended an unconditional absolution in opposition to Luther's view which demanded faith of the penitent (93).
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Hitman Absolution transports us into the much-adored franchise, letting us glimpse the world through the eyes of a cold-blooded contract killer.
Absolution puts Agent 47 right back in the thick of it, ready to fight for that title back again.
This exhibit is inspired by Ernesto's reflection of life and the power of absolution.
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In the alphabet soup of misrepresentation, three "a" words easily come to mind: absolution, access, and automatic.
I have also given absolution to Guatemalan Indians when there is no priest who speaks their dialect.
Sinners should still go to a priest for confession and absolution.
The leader within Iraqiya Electoral Slate, MP Thafir al-Ani, described declaring absolution from Ba'ath Party as "worthless process that will not change the people attitudes.
The word shrove is a past tense of the English verb "shrive" which means to obtain absolution for one's sins by confessing and doing penance.
The tribunal, which had been formed by Pope Alexander III in 1179, has never before divulged details of the cases it scrutinizes, cases that were considered so heinous by the Catholic Church that only the Pope can grant absolution to the perpetrator.