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  • I’ve been reconciling a husband with a man who’d insulted his wife.
  • To sell this forest was absolutely essential; but at present, until he was reconciled with his wife, the subject could not be discussed.

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  • The most unpleasant thing of all was that his pecuniary interests should in this way enter into the question of his reconciliation with his wife.
  • "God knows whether they are fully reconciled," thought Anna, hearing her tone, cold and composed.
  • "Yes, they must be reconciled," thought Anna.
  • No, no, reconciliation is impossible.
  • And the idea that he might be led on by his interests, that he might seek a reconciliation with his wife on account of the sale of the forest—that idea hurt him.
  • From his tone both Kitty and Anna knew that a reconciliation had taken place.
  • "Full, full reconciliation, full," thought Anna; "thank God!" and rejoicing that she was the cause of it, she went up to Dolly and kissed her.
  • Her relations with Stepan Arkadyevitch after their reconciliation had become humiliating.

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  • "Oh, please, don’t trouble about me," answered Anna, looking intently into Dolly’s face, trying to make out whether there had been a reconciliation or not.
  • In the relations of the husband and wife the same estrangement still remained, but there was no talk now of separation, and Stepan Arkadyevitch saw the possibility of explanation and reconciliation.
  • "Thank God!" said Matvey, showing by this response that he, like his master, realized the significance of this arrival—that is, that Anna Arkadyevna, the sister he was so fond of, might bring about a reconciliation between husband and wife.
  • But he talked to them, simply trying to reconcile and soften their differences.
  • Most difficult of all in this position was the fact that he could not in any way connect and reconcile his past with what was now.
  • When the princess came into the room five minutes later, she found them completely reconciled.
  • But when he took her face in both his hands and said "Kitty!" she suddenly recovered herself, and began to cry, and they were reconciled.
  • Levin, who had long been possessed by the idea of reconciling his brothers, at least in face of death, had written to his brother, Sergey Ivanovitch, and having received an answer from him, he read this letter to the sick man.
  • "No, but he’s so used to a spiritual life that he can’t reconcile himself with actual fact, and Varenka is after all fact."
  • Chapter 25 Feeling that the reconciliation was complete, Anna set eagerly to work in the morning preparing for their departure.
  • Looking intently at him, at his face, his hands, she recalled all the details of their reconciliation the previous day, and his passionate caresses.
  • The next day, completely reconciled, they left for the country.
  • But when she had scrutinized her, seeing her closer, she was at once reconciled to her riding.
  • Vronsky particularly laughed with such simplehearted amusement that Levin felt quite reconciled to him.
  • Only at three o’clock were they sufficiently reconciled to be able to go to sleep.
  • If you had not promised it once, she would have reconciled herself to her position, she would have gone on living in the country.
  • "But now it’s quite decided," said Anna, looking Vronsky straight in the face with a look which told him not to dream of the possibility of reconciliation.
  • He could not now reconcile his immediate past, his tenderness, his love for his sick wife, and for the other man’s child with what was now the case, that is with the fact that, as it were, in return for all this he now found himself alone, put to shame, a laughing-stock, needed by no one, and despised by everyone.
  • All that day, except for the visit to Wilson’s, which occupied two hours, Anna spent in doubts whether everything were over or whether there were still hope of reconciliation, whether she should go away at once or see him once more.
  • The memory of all that had happened after her illness: her reconciliation with her husband, its breakdown, the news of Vronsky’s wound, his visit, the preparations for divorce, the departure from her husband’s house, the parting from her son—all that seemed to her like a delirious dream, from which she had waked up alone with Vronsky abroad.
  • Today he had not been at home all day, and she felt so lonely and wretched in being on bad terms with him that she wanted to forget it all, to forgive him, and be reconciled with him; she wanted to throw the blame on herself and to justify him.
  • Thoughts of where she would go now, whether to the aunt who had brought her up, to Dolly, or simply alone abroad, and of what he was doing now alone in his study; whether this was the final quarrel, or whether reconciliation were still possible; and of what all her old friends at Petersburg would say of her now; and of how Alexey Alexandrovitch would look at it, and many other ideas of what would happen now after this rupture, came into her head; but she did not give herself up to…
  • How can we be reconciled? how can we be reconciled?" he said aloud, and unconsciously began to repeat these words.
  • How can we be reconciled? how can we be reconciled?" he said aloud, and unconsciously began to repeat these words.

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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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