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expiable

[ek-spee-uh-buh l]
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adjective
  1. capable of being expiated: an expiable crime.
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Origin of expiable

1560–70; < Late Latin expiābilis, equivalent to expiā(re) to expiate + -bilis -ble
Related formsnon·ex·pi·a·ble, adjectiveun·ex·pi·a·ble, adjective
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Related Words for expiable

propitiatory, conciliatory, lustral, purgatorial, conciliative, expiable

British Dictionary definitions for expiable

expiable

adjective
  1. capable of being expiated or atoned for
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