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conciliatory
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  • Sir Thomas and Lady Bertram received her very kindly; and Sir Thomas, seeing how much she needed encouragement, tried to be all that was conciliating: but he had to work against a most untoward gravity of deportment; and Lady Bertram, without taking half so much trouble, or speaking one word where he spoke ten, by the mere aid of a good-humoured smile, became immediately the less awful character of the two.

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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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