sin

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remission of sin absolution
priest's forgiveness of sin absolution
sin, pardon a absolve , remit
sin committed of your own free will (as contrasted with original sin) actual sin
Hindu goddess who releases from sin or disease; mother of the Adityas Aditi
act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity) atonement , expiation , propitiation
sorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation attrition , contriteness , contrition
christian rite using water to remove original sin baptism
sin, sincere remorse for contrition , penitence , repentance
unpardonable sin entailing a total loss of grace deadly sin , mortal sin
saving from sin deliverance , redemption , salvation
lapse into sin; a loss of innocence or of chastity fall
lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve Fall
Italian religious and political reformer; a Dominican friar in Florence who preached against sin and corruption and gained a large following; he expelled the Medici from Florence but was later excommunicated and executed for criticizing the Pope (1452-149 Girolamo Savonarola , Savonarola
sin, study of hamartiology
(Roman Catholic Church) a period of remission from sin (usually granted every 25 years) Holy Year
(Christianity) the Roman Catholic dogma that God preserved the Virgin Mary from any stain of original sin from the moment she was conceived Immaculate Conception , Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary
quality of being exempt from sin or incapable of sinning impeccability
sin that has been absolved, cancelling of punishment for indulgence
state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil innocence , pureness , purity , sinlessness , whiteness
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