Amend

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Amend

To change by some formal process. For example, one may amend a charter to change how a company operates. Likewise, one may amend a tax return to make it more accurate.
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Washington, May 14 ( ANI ): Researchers have said that forgiving ourselves for hurting another is easier if we first make amends.
To be effective, it must be a true apology, in which the caregiver takes responsibility for the event and shows remorse and a desire to make amends.
MCEWAN HAS WRITTEN A POWERFUL and unsettling tale about our overlooked duty to make amends, a story in which the heroine discovers and repents of her own villainy.