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AMENDS. A satisfaction, given by a wrong doer to the party injured for a wrong committed. 1 Lilly's Reg. 81.
     2. By statute 24 Geo. II. c. 44, in England, and by similar statutes in some of the United States, justices of the peace, upon being notified of an intended suit against them, may tender amends fore the wrong alleged or done by them in their official character, and if found sufficient, the tender debars the action. See Act of Penn. 21 March, 1772, Sec. 1 and.2; Willes' Rep. 671, 2; 6 Bin. 83; 5 Serg. & R. 517, 299; 3 Id. 295; 4 Bin. 20.

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Mitchell Fellows missed a penalty for Wednesfield at home to Goodrich but made amends with two goals either side of an Andy Reid strike to seal a 2-1 victory.
Ibehre made amends for his penalty miss by levelling, and U's manager Joe Dunne said: "We were just unlucky.
Real's Sergio Ramos (above) said: "We have made amends, now we have a clear idea of how we play.
Andy Dorman missed a great chance for the SPL side, firing wide with only the keeper to beat, before the midfielder made amends in 34 minutes.
Valencia striker Villa missed a penalty for the Group A winners but made amends in 52 minutes before Llorente (right) scrambled the clincher.
RACING:Hand Painted, sent off odds-on when last of four on his only previous visit to Brighton last summer, duly made amends on his return to the seaside venue.
Meus makes amends AMICUS MEUS had been given an ill-judged ride when fourth behind the progressive Earlsmedic at Newmarket last time, but the four-year-old made amends in the 7f handicap at Ayr, staying on stoutly after hitting a flat spot that saw him matched at 17.
However, Carl made amends the following day when in another tight affair he drew peg 4 on Reptile and fished pellet feeder to weigh in 79-2-0 and beat second placed Barry Walters by less than 4lb.
Faldo bogeyed the par-four 448-yard first hole but the 50-year-old three-time Open Championship winner made amends with birdies at the third, fourth, fifth and seventh to go to three under par, and outright second place.
This time around, at the Conejo passing tournament at Newbury Park High, Longshore made amends, leading the Cowboys to a 32-28 victory Saturday and their first tournament title of the summer.
Four minutes later he made amends shooting home after being set up by David Irons.
Swindon made it 3-0 courtesy of an Andy Nicholas header, but Sammy McIlroy's side hit back when Mark Robertson fired home from distance and Barlow made amends for his earlier misses.