redeem oneself


redeem oneself
(Roget's IV) v.
Syn. atone, expiate, remedy, redress, propitiate, reform, keep faith, apologize, do penance, appease, give satisfaction, vindicate oneself, clear oneself, absolve oneself, prove oneself innocent, beg pardon, express regrets, make amends, make restitution, make up for; see also pay for .

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