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reconcile
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Persuasion
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as in: reconciled their differences Define
to bring into agreement (see word notes for more detailed definitions based on context)
  • which I never could quite reconcile with present times.

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  • She reconciled her checking account statement.
  • His job includes reconciling all accounts.

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  • "There is hardly any personal defect," replied Anne, "which an agreeable manner might not gradually reconcile one to."
  • If he really sought to reconcile himself like a dutiful branch, he must be forgiven for having dismembered himself from the paternal tree.

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  • All that sounded extravagant or irrational in the progress of the reconciliation might have no origin but in the language of the relators.
  • It stood the record of many sensations of pain, once severe, but now softened; and of some instances of relenting feeling, some breathings of friendship and reconciliation, which could never be looked for again, and which could never cease to be dear.
  • He could refer Sir Walter to all who knew him; and certainly, the pains he had been taking on this, the first opportunity of reconciliation, to be restored to the footing of a relation and heir-presumptive, was a strong proof of his opinions on the subject.
  • Mr Elliot’s having any views on me will not in the least account for the efforts he made towards a reconciliation with my father.
  • It was now some years since Anne had begun to learn that she and her excellent friend could sometimes think differently; and it did not surprise her, therefore, that Lady Russell should see nothing suspicious or inconsistent, nothing to require more motives than appeared, in Mr Elliot’s great desire of a reconciliation.
  • Anne did not shrink from it; on the contrary, she truly felt as she said, in observing— "I think you are very likely to suffer the most of the two; your feelings are less reconciled to the change than mine.

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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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