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Synonym: penitencerepentanceself-abasementself-mortificationSimilar words: maintenancefinancepenaltypregnancyfinancialthe death penaltyfinancial crisiscancerMeaning: ['penəns]  n. 1. remorse for your past conduct 2. a Catholic sacrament; repentance and confession and satisfaction and absolution 3. voluntary self-punishment in order to atone for some wrongdoing. 
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1. We prayed and did penance together.
2. As a penance, she said she would buy them all a box of chocolates.
3. She knelt at her mother's feet in penance.
4. They had confessed their sins and done their penance.
5. He decided to do public penance for his sins.
6. Are you willing to do penance for your sins, my son?
7. Working in the garden was a kind of penance.
8. She regards living in New York as a penance; she hates big cities.
9. She made him do the washing-up as penance for forgetting her birthday.
10. They are doing penance for their sins.
11. His penance was to build an inn and hospital for the poor at the mouth of a river.
12. Edwin did public penance, appearing, for a change, in church the next day.
13. Just to look at it was to do penance for her failures.
14. He subsequently decided to do penance for the deed, and set off to his foundation at Agaune.
15. In penance, Nynex has this month been forced to pay customers a rebate.
16. She had spoken of a reward[Sentencedict.com], not a penance!
17. When it was over, the penance would be unexpectedly light.
18. This device will say your penance for you automatically.
19. As penance, Gandhi fasted three days and asked his followers to fast twenty-four hours.
20. Dan led us in a group prayer of penance, and said a prayer of absolution.
21. Shall be by him amerced with penance due.
22. He devoted his life to helping the poor as a penance for his past crimes.
23. If found guilty, her head would be shaved and she would be required to do penance for life.
24. I think you should serve my meal first as penance.
25. He whose sperm flows while he is sleeping shall do penance for three days.
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26. Members of the order led a life of prayer, fasting, and penance.
27. The life of the anchoress was hard but she did not necessarily give herself over to excessive penance.
28. He heard confessions of sins by his parishioners and gave absolution as he saw fit, enjoining a suitable penance.
29. When Ambrose heard of this he excommunicated Theodosius and refused to give him the sacraments until he had done public penance.
30. The formal remission of sin imparted by a priest, as in the sacrament of penance.
More similar words: maintenancefinancepenaltypregnancyfinancialthe death penaltyfinancial crisiscancercancelchanceglancestancedancerromanceenhanceallianceentrancesubstanceguidancedistancebalancedby chanceinstanceadvancedancestorparlancepittancecomplianceinsurancein advance
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