And indeed even Janzen had momentarily shaken him by his fierce confidence in the theory of liberative Individualism.
While from the standpoint of what precedes it is a fulfilment, it is a liberative expansion with respect to what comes after.
The priests want Paris to repent and do penitence for its liberative work of truth and justice.
1620s, from Latin liberatus, past participle of liberare "set free," from liber "free" (see liberal). Meaning "to free an occupied territory from the enemy" (often used ironically) is from 1942. Related: Liberated; liberating.
To steal or appropriate, originally something in conquered enemy territory (WWII Army)