penance noun

ADJ. public

VERB + PENANCE do, perform

PREP. as a ~ He devoted his life to helping the poor as a penance for his past crimes. | in ~ She knelt at her mother's feet in penance. | ~ for He decided to do public penance for his sins.

PHRASES an act of penance

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