Now in 2012, the Orwell prize committee has a chance to redeem itself.
If Kennedy displayed execrable judgment during the war, he did nothing to redeem it after the conflict had ended.
Oh, and thanks to that supply/demand equation, it is already getting harder to redeem frequent-flier miles.
And that means it has to potential to redeem Christie—or make his already-hellish 2014 much, much worse.
One of the band's activists, Yevgeniya Rakina, believes that it was the line, “Virgin Mary redeem us from Putin!”
redeem yourself in the eyes of your God as well as before those whom you have so foully wronged.
I reject the monstrous theory that while a man may redeem the past, a woman never can.
His other poems are but briefs in rhyme, and, like the poor Greek's collections, to redeem from captivity.
He could think of no way in which to redeem his pledged word.
All I suggest is that its splendour does not redeem a splendid folly.
early 15c., "buy back, ransom," from Middle French redemer "buy back," from Latin redimere (see redemption). Theological sense of "deliver from sin and spiritual death" is from c.1500. Meaning "make amends for" is from 1520s. Sense of "make good" (a promise, obligation, etc.) is from 1840. Related: Redeemed; redeeming.