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conciliatory
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The House of Mirth
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  • The tone was neither aggressive nor conciliatory: it revealed nothing of the speaker’s errand.
  • She flamed with anger and abasement, and the sickening need of having to conciliate where she longed to humble.

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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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