atonement (n.) Old form(s): attonement, attonements
reconciliation, appeasement, harmony
2H4 IV.i.219[Archbishop to Mowbray] If we do now make our atonement well, / Our peace will ... / Grow stronger
MW I.i.31[Evans to Shallow, of Falstaff] [I] will be glad ... to make atonements and compromises between you [>> WELSH, p. 000]
R3 I.iii.36[Buckingham to Queen Elizabeth, of King Edward] he desires to make atonement / Between the Duke of Gloucester and your brothers
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