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Definitions of propitiatory:
  • adjective:   intended to reconcile or appease
    Example: "Sent flowers as a propitiatory gesture"
  • adjective:   having power to atone for or offered by way of expiation or propitiation
    Example: "Expiatory (or propitiatory) sacrifice"

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