Definitions for propitiateprəˈpɪʃ iˌeɪt

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  1. propitiate, appease(verb)

    make peace with

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  1. propitiate(Verb)

    To conciliate, appease or make peace with someone, particularly a god or spirit.

  2. Origin: propitiare, from propitius.

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  1. Propitiate(verb)

    to appease to render favorable; to make propitious; to conciliate

  2. Propitiate(verb)

    to make propitiation; to atone

  3. Origin: [L. propitiatus, p. p. of propitiare to propitiate, fr. propitius favorable. See Propitious.]


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  • besänftigenGerman
  • whakamārie, whakaturi, whakamārire, whakawhereMāori
  • успокаивать, умиротворятьRussian
  • blidkaSwedish

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