IV. MORAL AFFECTIONS
3. Moral conditions
[Nouns] atonement, reparation; compromise, composition; compensation [more]; quittance, quits; expiation, redemption, reclamation, conciliation, propitiation; indemnification, redress.
amends, apology, amende honorable, satisfaction; peace offering, sin offering, burnt offering; scapegoat, sacrifice.
penance, fasting, maceration, sackcloth and ashes, white sheet, shrift, flagellation, lustration; purgation, purgatory.
set one's house in order, wipe off old scores, make matters up; pay the forfeit, pay the penalty.
apologize, beg pardon, fair l'amende honorable, give satisfaction; come down on one's knees, fall down on one's knees, down on one's marrow bones.