Penance is self-punishment done to try to right a wrong, or the receipt of absolution from sins from a priest by fulfilling some requirement.
Deliverance upon payment of ransom; rescue.
Reparation for injury or insult
Payment for services; esp., wages or remuneration
The act or practice of flagellating.
(Obsolete) Reconciliation; concord.
Compensation by a nation defeated in a war for economic losses suffered by the victor or for crimes committed against individuals, payable in money, labor, goods, etc.
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