make amends for a sin or guilt; to make up for a sin by doing something good
Through his extravagant generosity to his daughter in her adulthood, he hoped in some degree to expiate the sin of his absence from her life when she was a little girl.
e ex (completely)#pius (faithful, loyal, devout) (Latin)
Rhymes as Ex Pirate. An ex-pirate always tries to expiate his guilt. Ex pirate becomes pious. expiate: ex + pia (spouse) + date; if u wanna hv date with ur ex then u need to make some "amendments" i was her 'pia' once. and now i am her ex-pia. if i don't make amends i wont get her back: (