Synonyms of propitiate
appeaseDictionary • These ancient ceremonies propitiate the spirits of the waters.
appease • The offer has not appeased separatists.
satisfy • The pace of change has not been quick enough to satisfy everyone.
reconcile • He never believed he and Susan would be reconciled.
placate • He smiled, and made a gesture intended to placate me.
pacify • Is this just something to pacify the critics?
make peace with
mollify • The investigation was undertaken to mollify pressure groups.
conciliate • His duty was to conciliate the people, not to provoke them.
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appeaseIf you try to appease someone, you try to stop them from being angry by giving them what they want.
• The offer has not appeased separatists.
conciliateIf you conciliate someone, you try to end a disagreement with them.
• His duty was to conciliate the people, not to provoke them.
mollifyIf you mollify someone, you do or say something to make them less upset or angry.
• The investigation was undertaken to mollify pressure groups.
Thesaurus for propitiate from the Collins English Thesaurus
to appease or make well disposed; conciliate