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To conciliate, appease or make peace with someone
{v} to atone, induce to favor, gain
To make propitiation; to atone
{f} appease; gain the good will of; atone for
If you propitiate someone, you stop them being angry or impatient by doing something to please them. I've never gone out of my way to propitiate people These ancient ceremonies propitiate the spirits of the waters. = appease, placate. to make someone who has been unfriendly or angry with you feel more friendly by doing something to please them = appease (past participle of propitiare, from propitius; PROPITIOUS)
make peace with
To appease to render favorable; to make propitious; to conciliate
past of propitiate
third-person singular of propitiate
present participle of propitiate