He came in one morning, after he had concluded his suspicions were wrong, and made a sort of expiatory call.
It would be an infringement of the sacredness of his expiatory vow.
Over it an expiatory chapel was built, with buildings adjoining, the whole forming a very beautiful structure.
Punishment, or expiatory discipline, if you please, has brought him to this conclusion.
For this fatal error he offered his own blood as an expiatory sacrifice.
The war for the Union has been expiatory not less than patriotic.
Where, on the other hand, the victim is a fellow tribesman, the sacrifice is expiatory or piacular.
And, indeed, his deprivation seemed to have an expiatory effect.
Brigands were themselves punctilious in setting up these reminders, which were held to exert an expiatory influence.
This call was assuredly Andrew's way of expiatory repentance.