expiatory

[ek-spee-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
adjective
able to make atonement or expiation; offered by way of expiation: expiatory sacrifices.

Origin:
1540–50; < Late Latin expiātōrius, equivalent to expiā(re) (see expiate) + -tōrius -tory1

nonexpiatory, adjective
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expiatory (ˈɛkspɪətərɪ, -trɪ)
 
adj
1.  capable of making expiation
2.  given or offered in expiation

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expiatory
1540s, from L. expiatorius, from expiator, from expiare (see expiation).
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On the third or fourth day, the severer expiatory tortures commence, to which the preceding ceremonies were but preludes.
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