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indulgence

EN[ɪnˈdʌld͡ʒəns]
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WIndulgence
  • In the teaching of the Catholic Church, an indulgence is "a remission before God of the temporal punishment due to sins whose guilt has already been forgiven,
  • Indulgences allow for the remission of the severe penances of the early Church which was granted at the intercession of Christians awaiting martyrdom or at least imprisoned for the faith.
  • ^ Catechism of the Catholic Church, 1471
  • ^ Cross, F. L., ed. The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church. New York: Oxford University Press. 2005, article indulgences
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  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
      • Verbs
        • Transitive verbs
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      1. en indulgenced
      2. en indulgences
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      Grammatically, this word "indulgence" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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