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penitential

pen·i·ten·tial

penitential

 
pronunciation:
pe nih ten shl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: of, pertaining to, or expressing penitence.
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a penitent.
similar words:
penitent
definition 2: a book or set of church rules concerning the Christian sacrament of penance.
derivation: penitentially (adv.)