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propitiatory (prəˈpɪʃɪətərɪ Pronunciation for propitiatory

Definitions

adjective

  1. designed or intended to propitiate; conciliatory; expiatory

noun

  1. the mercy seat

Derived Forms

proˈpitiatorily adverb

Synonyms

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= appeasing, conciliatory, assuaging, pacifying, peacemaking, placatory, reconciliatory, pacificatory, placative, propitiative

Example Sentences Including 'propitiatory'

On isolated houses, propitiatory slogans had been painted, large in red paint: `LONG LIVE THE REPUBLIC was evidently the safest slogan.
Aldiss, Brian Somewhere East of Life

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