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conciliatory
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  • She seemed to respect him and even to wish to conciliate him.
  • I hope it is not unkind in me to say that she certainly did make, in this as in everything else, a show that was not conciliatory of doing charity by wholesale and of dealing in it to a large extent.
  • On our way home, I so conciliated Peepy’s affections by buying him a windmill and two flour-sacks that he would suffer nobody else to take off his hat and gloves and would sit nowhere at dinner but at my side.
  • "Why this," returns George, not able to be very conciliatory at first, "is Matthew Bagnet, who has obliged me in that matter of ours, you know."

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  • Their statements are conciliatory, but their actions are uncompromising.
  • He was upset with her, but she kept talking in a conciliating tone.

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