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Crime and Punishment
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  • The mother’s face lighted up with ecstatic happiness at the sight of this conclusive unspoken reconciliation.
  • Is he being reconciled and asking forgiveness as though he were performing a rite or repeating a lesson?

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  • You wrote that you had been insulted by my brother; I think that this must be explained at once, and you must be reconciled.
  • There was a certain constraint in all this conversation, and in the silence, and in the reconciliation, and in the forgiveness, and all were feeling it.
  • Understand that, if you are not reconciled, I must choose between you—it must be either you or he.
  • Rodya, Rodya, be reconciled with us!
  • It was essential, indeed, to be reconciled, but by then it was impossible.

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as in: reconciled their differences Define
to bring into agreement (see word notes for more detailed definitions based on context)
as in: reconciled herself to Define
to come to terms with
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