Definitions of penance
n. - Repentance. 2
n. - Pain; sorrow; suffering. 2
n. - A means of repairing a sin committed, and obtaining pardon for it, consisting partly in the performance of expiatory rites, partly in voluntary submission to a punishment corresponding to the transgression. Penance is the fourth of seven sacraments in the Roman Catholic Church. 2
v. t. - To impose penance; to punish. 2
The word "penance" uses 7 letters: A C E E N N P.
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ace acne ae an ane ape can cane cap cape cee cep cepe en na nae nan nance nap nape ne neap nee neep nene pa pac pace pan pane panne pe pea peace pean pec pecan pee peen pen pence penna pennae penne
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