propitiatepropitiate | meaning of propitiate in Collins Dictionariespropitiate meaning, definition, what is propitiate: to appease or make well disposed; conciliate: Learn more.to appease or make well disposed; conciliateWhat does propitiate mean and how do you use propitiate in a sentence?[URL]/propitiate
C17: from Latin propitiāre to appease, from propitius gracious
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verbIf you propitiate someone, you stop them being angry or impatient by doing something to please them. [formal] [V n] ⇒ I've never gone out of my way to propitiate people. [V n] ⇒ These ancient ceremonies propitiate the spirits of the waters.
Example sentences containing 'propitiate'
I mean, you'd need to propitiate a foreign god, but worship it?Kerr, Katharine A TIME OF WARI was obliged to propitiate him by hiring the horse, at a staggeringfee, for the duration of our stay at Dahshoor.Elizabeth Peters LION IN THE VALLEY