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  • His job includes reconciling all accounts.
    reconciling = assuring agreement between
  • I couldn't reconcile his world with mine so I separated them.   (source)
    reconcile = make compatible
  • He was supposed to seal the peace deal with a speech calling for reconciliation and an end to violence.   (source)
    reconciliation = making up (after a disagreement)
  • And how was I going to reconcile this new image of Baba with the one that had been imprinted on my mind for so long, that of him in his old brown suit, hobbling up the Taheris' driveway to ask for Soraya's hand?   (source)
    reconcile = bring into agreement (so it all fits together sensibly)
  • In keeping with the American effort to reconcile with Japan, all of them, including those serving life sentences, would soon be paroled.   (source)
    reconcile = coming together with good will after previous ill will
  • In my struggle to reconcile my two worlds, it was an essential asset.   (source)
    reconcile = to bring into agreement (make compatible)
  • Over the years, I met Norman a few times and he always tried to reconcile, but I didn't accept it.   (source)
    reconcile = make up (reach agreement on differences)
  • "reconciliation," she said. "Athena and Poseidon together."   (source)
    reconciliation = end the conflict (bring them into agreement)
  • But that led to this hard-to-believe transformation: Mrs. Lepellier began to be reconciled to me because I liked her cooking.   (source)
    reconciled = brought into friendliness
  • He has tried so hard, poor boy, to reconcile Gershom's ideas with his own bringing up.   (source)
    reconcile = make compatible
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  • They just had a flaming row about it and have entered the "oh, my sweet Putti" and "darling Kerli" stage of reconciliation.   (source)
    reconciliation = making up (after a disagreement)
  • ...reach out and begin to build between you a bridge of reconciliation.   (source)
    reconciliation = to end the conflict (bring into agreement)
  • Mother and son, reconciled.   (source)
    reconciled = made up and on good terms again (brought into agreement)
  • Atticus, trying to reconcile them, asked Helen would she take her husband back.   (source)
    reconcile = bring into agreement
  • Then I would go into the attempt of the late medieval commentary to reconcile the diverse explanations of the commentaries.   (source)
  • A chorus sang of "peace on earth and mercy mild" and promised "God and sinners reconciled."   (source)
    reconciled = brought into agreement (bad feelings and disagreements removed)
  • It had been a tragic war of brothers whose issues were best forgotten in the interests of family reconciliation.   (source)
    reconciliation = the act of bringing them back together agreeably
  • So Auntie had tried desperately to reconcile the family with the people;   (source)
    reconcile = bring into agreement
  • It was a silent lunch, not especially a lunch of reunion or reconciliation.   (source)
    reconciliation = making peace and coming together after being split by disagreement
  • It was a moment of reconciliation, when the nagging hunger in his belly was forgotten and his earlier affection for her had temporarily revived.   (source)
    reconciliation = when they were getting along well
  • I cannot reconcile this with the menacing figure at the schoolmaster's desk.   (source)
    reconcile = to bring into agreement (make compatible)
  • Somehow it was an idea to which I never could get reconciled.   (source)
    reconciled = comfortable (agree with)
  • Let us hope still for something that will bring reconciliation.   (source)
    reconciliation = reaching agreement (making up instead of fighting)
  • It's pleasant, is it not, to see so perfect a reconciliation?   (source)
    reconciliation = two people making up (to bring into agreement)
  • I kept hoping for a reconciliation — she was my daughter after all, and I felt guilty about her, and I wanted to make it up to her — to make up for the morass her childhood had become.†   (source)
  • I didn't deserve reconciliation or love in that moment, but that's how mercy works.†   (source)
  • There could be no reconciliation now.†   (source)
  • Healed by him, Arabella chooses judiciously this time, and is rewarded by reconciliation with her family and a wedding with the medical prince on "a windy sunlit day in spring."†   (source)
  • I look to the screen, hoping to see them recording some wave of reconciliation going through the crowd.†   (source)
  • Indeed, Woodall refused to relinquish leadership of the expedition or make any kind of compromise, even after he received a letter from President Mandela appealing for reconciliation as a matter of national interest.†   (source)
  • Danny forced a reconciliation between her and her mother, a reconciliation that was always tense and never happy, but a reconciliation all the same.†   (source)
  • But reconciliation with Tata Ndu was a mighty cross to bear.†   (source)
  • Why, instead, did I feel this odd sense of completion and reconciliation, as if everything between us had been settled long ago?†   (source)
  • There was then what was presumably a reconciliation; the voices would be silent for some time, and then I would hear a third voice, the sound of a piano on which the young woman played with feeling — although she struck a number of wrong notes.†   (source)
  • The visit was a belated reconciliation, although that had not been its purpose.†   (source)
  • But no one is willing to give up the truth as he sees it, and as far as I know, no one now living has any real reconciliation of these truths or modes.†   (source)
  • "We went to Jarabacoa," Minerva reminded Manolo in a tight voice that suggested she disapproved of the reconciliation he was engineering.†   (source)
  • That was the reconciliation I was trying to make and couldn't.†   (source)
  • Happy at our reconciliation, Aga and Khanum Hakim invited us over for dinner, springing a surprise upon Moody that turned out to be a refreshing development for me.†   (source)
  • The most impenetrable of mysteries moved in this darkness for less than a second, hinting of reconciliation.†   (source)
  • We've been seeking reconciliation for the last seventy-five years.†   (source)
  • In the early 1990s, though, hope for ethnic reconciliation began to emerge.†   (source)
  • A new trend in the stock market; a possible visit of reconciliation from Irina, though her decision was not firm; a snowstorm that wouldn't hit for another six weeks; a call from Renée (I was practicing my "rough" voice, and getting better at it every day—to Renée's knowledge, I was still sick, but mending).†   (source)
  • …bun, and the yellow of the yellow of the pencils, and you try to imagine the word on the screen becoming a thing in the world, taking all its meanings, its sense of serenities and contentments out into the streets somehow, its whisper of reconciliation, a word extending itself ever outward, the tone of agreement or treaty, the tone of repose, the sense of mollifying silence, the tone of hail and farewell, a word that carries the sunlit ardor of an object deep in drenching noon, the…†   (source)
  • Knowing that Adam, too, had recommitted his life to Jesus, Larry believed the retreat would be a safe environment for reconciliation before Adam left on Monday for Teen Challenge.†   (source)
  • No reconciliation took place between Pilate and Macon (although he seemed pleased to know that they were going to bury their father in Virginia), and relations between Ruth and Macon were the same and would always be.†   (source)
  • Reconciliation can't begin without mutual recognition of facts," she said.†   (source)
  • They were savoring the bitterness of a parting that they could already sense but could still confuse with a reconciliation.†   (source)
  • A few nights after the racial discussions in Zayd's room, Zeina Mobassaleh gets Cedric alone in his room and makes a plea for reconciliation.†   (source)
  • It seems they are lonesome for you and they wish for a reconciliation with me.†   (source)
  • Not that there was a hint of reconciliation in the move.†   (source)
  • But that was before I learned that the requirements of a true believer included Mass every Sunday and holy day of obligation, receiving the Eucharist, reconciliation once a year, giving money to the poor, observing Lent.†   (source)
  • They met at a pancake house, and, after the usual efforts at reconciliation, Ian launched into a strong-armed plea for Herschel to ditch Stillman Rush and his firm.†   (source)
  • The damage done to Bethany had understandably blinded her to any reconciliation, and Celine had found love in the arms of another man.†   (source)
  • This is, in my opinion, the most likely means of producing an honorable reconciliation.†   (source)
  • And what if the workers are beyond your reconciliation?†   (source)
  • "My, Butch, you sure can think fast," she complimented, in way of reconciliation.†   (source)
  • Max thought of Byron Morrow's letter and the sad absence of any closure or reconciliation.†   (source)
  • A place of reconciliation for everyone, including him.†   (source)
  • But I stopped when I heard her say in a voice that was half reconciliation and half plea, "I just wanted to be friendly.†   (source)
  • There was a reconciliation of sorts with De Gaulle; Villiers was never directly implicated in the terrorism, and his military record demanded it.†   (source)
  • And each time, both the victor and the vanquished have accepted the result peacefully and in the spirit of reconciliation.†   (source)
  • Meanwhile, the reconciliation is beginning.†   (source)
  • What reconciliation was possible then?†   (source)
  • After our remarkably sweet and easy reconciliation—Sophie and Nathan and Stingo—one of the first things that I remember happening was this: Nathan gave me two hundred dollars.†   (source)
  • We used the Lamar Life stationery, which carried on its letterhead an oval portrait of Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar, for whom the Company had been named: a Mississippian who had been a member of Congress, Secretary of the Interior under Cleveland, and a U.S. Supreme Court Justice, a powerful orator who had pressed for the better reconciliation of North and South after the Civil War.†   (source)
  • In New Orleans tonight, we can begin a great national reconciliation.†   (source)
  • The things for which we were writing programs in this area were, basically, estimates and approximates, vis-à-vis that which got registered, a reconciliation factor included.†   (source)
  • Perhaps —that was why the Party had chosen her—as a generous act of reconciliation.†   (source)
  • They did this by saying unpleasant things to each other, their conversation becoming increasingly caustic until an emotional storm burst and soon ended in tears and a reconciliation.†   (source)
  • So they were reconciled and threw the past away with both hands that they might be the readier to grasp the present, while I stood by in pain, envying such easy reconciliation and clutching in my own two hands the memory of the past, and accounting it a treasure.†   (source)
  • In contrast, Lamar believed that "the only course I, in common with other Southern representatives have to follow, is to do what we can to allay excitement between the sections and to bring about peace and reconciliation."†   (source)
  • Everything was settled, smoothed out, reconciled.   (source)
    reconciled = settled, or brought into agreement
  • For it is only by reconciling contradictions that power can be retained indefinitely.   (source)
    reconciling = settling
  • which I never could quite reconcile with present times.   (source)
    reconcile = bring into agreement (so it all fit together sensibly)
  • ...and she addressed Lady Bertram in a letter which spoke so much contrition and despondence, such a superfluity of children, and such a want of almost everything else, as could not but dispose them all to a reconciliation.   (source)
    reconciliation = making peace and coming together after being split by disagreement
  • Fanny, now at liberty to speak openly, felt more than justified in adding to his knowledge of her real character, by some hint of what share his brother's state of health might be supposed to have in her wish for a complete reconciliation.   (source)
  • These were the circumstances and the hopes which gradually brought their alleviation to Sir Thomas, deadening his sense of what was lost, and in part reconciling him to himself; though the anguish arising from the conviction of his own errors in the education of his daughters was never to be entirely done away.   (source)
    reconciling = making up (after disagreement)
  • Even Nathan might have recognized this was a circumstance that called for reconciliation.†   (source)
  • I thought of the little boy who hugged me outside of church, creating reconciliation and love.†   (source)
  • "So, I don't really understand reconciliation and I'm really scared of emotions.†   (source)
  • "But there didn't have to be any production at all, no breach, no reconciliation, no drama.†   (source)
  • No, the Abnegation were inclined toward forgiveness and reconciliation, as you might expect.†   (source)
  • Then you stopped, had a rather abrupt lovers' reconciliation, and stole the hard drive together.†   (source)
  • And with him there's no hope, there's no reconciliation possible."†   (source)
  • What is the reason, Mr. Adams, that you New England men oppose our measures of reconciliation?†   (source)
  • One minute of reconciliation is worth more than a whole life of friendship.†   (source)
  • I'm afraid I will cry, great sopping tears of reconciliation.†   (source)
  • Jon comes to visit, a tentative move toward reconciliation, which I think I want as well.†   (source)
  • The crowd wants retribution, not reconciliation; they want grand and eloquent words.†   (source)
  • "I came to see you instead because …. because I think there's a hope of reconciliation between us.†   (source)
  • You're preaching reconciliation to the wrong people," Eddie called out.†   (source)
  • He defined himself as a natural pacifist, a partisan of definitive reconciliation between Liberals and Conservatives for the good of the nation.†   (source)
  • It may have been the first touches of green along the French lanes and the haze of bluebells glimpsed through the woods that made him feel the need for reconciliation and fresh beginnings.†   (source)
  • Her mother never said anything overtly, but the message came through anyway: the price she had begun to pay (and maybe always would) for the reconciliation was the feeling that she was an inadequate mother.†   (source)
  • My mother was obsessed with the poet Nikki Giovanni, in love with her unabashed feminine strength and her reconciliation of love and revolution.†   (source)
  • All I am telling you is that reconciliation is a two way street, and I have done my part, totally, completely, finally.†   (source)
  • But the Ty I'd known was always on the lookout for agreement, reconciliation, so I didn't nod, knowing how he'd take it.†   (source)
  • She walked in with a firm step, she walked in prepared to command, with the English furniture brought back on their honeymoon and the complementary furnishings they sent for after their reconciliation trip, and from the first day she began to fill it with exotic animals that she herself went to buy on the schooners from the Antilles.†   (source)
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  • Though she didn't like the class, she reconciled herself to making the best of it so it would not keep her from college.
    reconciled = came to terms with
  • Now I needed to understand how the great gatekeepers of history had come to terms with their own ignorance and partiality: I thought if I could accept that what they had written was not absolute but was the result of a biased process of conversation and revision, maybe I could reconcile myself with the fact that the history most people agreed upon was not the history I had been taught.   (source)
    reconcile = come to terms with (get comfortable)
  • Even if the mission could reconcile itself to sending a woman doctor...   (source)
    reconcile = come to terms with
  • I couldn't reconcile the suffering of children with the idea of a merciful God.   (source)
    reconcile = make compatible (make fit together or bring to terms)
  • It was so easy for people like us to think of great cities as natural growths. It reconciled us to our own shanty cities. We slipped into thinking that one place was one thing, and another place another thing.   (source)
    reconciled = helped [us] to accept (to come to terms with)
  • Nevertheless, the sight of Napoleon, on all fours, delivering orders to Whymper, who stood on two legs, roused their pride and partly reconciled them to the new arrangement.   (source)
    reconciled = made them come to terms with
  • But, reconciled by his success, he yet refused to forego the privilege of criticizing this order.   (source)
    reconciled = persuaded to accept things
  • In a way it was good because it reconciled her to things.   (source)
    reconciled = brought to terms (made compatible)
  • She seems somehow more reconciled, or else the very subject seems to have become repugnant to her, for when any accidental allusion is made she actually shudders.   (source)
    reconciled = accepting
  • This wasn't a tavern or a roadhouse or anything like that—in fact, it was the sort of place that every town has for the younger people to go—but I couldn't quite reconcile myself to being with people who drank beer and to going to "bar places."   (source)
    reconcile = come to terms with
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  • He was reconciled to what had happened, and went down again quite happy.   (source)
    reconciled = resigned (having come to terms with something undesired)
  • My manner as I thus addressed him was impressive but calm; I had formed in my own heart a resolution to pursue my destroyer to death, and this purpose quieted my agony and for an interval reconciled me to life.   (source)
    reconciled = brought to acceptance
  • ...will reconcile me to the most hideous aspect of death.   (source)
    reconcile = bring to terms
  • "Cousin," said she, "something is going to happen which I do not like at all; and though you have often persuaded me into being reconciled to things that I disliked at first, you will not be able to do it now."   (source)
    reconciled = accepting (coming to terms with)
  • And there's always soma to calm your anger, to reconcile you to your enemies, to make you patient and long-suffering.   (source)
    reconcile = make accepting
  • Success went fizzily to Bernard's head, and in the process completely reconciled him (as any good intoxicant should do) to a world which, up till then, he had found very unsatisfactory.   (source)
    reconciled = brought acceptance in
  • Seeing them, the Savage made a grimace; but he was to become reconciled to them in course of time; for at night they twinkled gaily with geometrical constellations, or else, flood-lighted, pointed their luminous fingers (with a gesture whose significance nobody in England but the Savage now understood) solemnly towards the plumbless mysteries of heaven.   (source)
    reconciled = accepting
  • I would reconcile him to life, but he repulses the idea.   (source)
    reconcile = bring to terms
  • A great deal of good sense followed on Sir Thomas's side, tending to reconcile his wife to the arrangement.   (source)
    reconcile = make accepting (bring to terms)
  • His going, though only eight miles, will be an unwelcome contraction of our family circle; but I should have been deeply mortified if any son of mine could reconcile himself to doing less.   (source)
    reconcile = accept (bring to terms)
  • Fanny sighed, and said, "I cannot see things as you do; but I ought to believe you to be right rather than myself, and I am very much obliged to you for trying to reconcile me to what must be."   (source)
    reconcile = bring to terms
  • It required a longer time, however, than Mrs. Norris was inclined to allow, to reconcile Fanny to the novelty of Mansfield Park, and the separation from everybody she had been used to.   (source)
    reconcile = bring to terms (make comfortable)
  • …already, though when I first heard of such things being done in England, I could not believe it; and when Mrs. Brown, and the other women at the Commissioner's at Gibraltar, appeared in the same trim, I thought they were mad; but Fanny can reconcile me to anything;   (source)
    reconcile = bring to terms
  • Miss Crawford, however, with renewed animation, soon went on— "I am conscious of being far better reconciled to a country residence than I had ever expected to be."   (source)
    reconciled = accepting (having come to terms with)
  • …nor till he returned safe and well, without accident or discredit, could she be reconciled to the risk, or feel any of that obligation to Mr. Crawford for lending the horse which he had fully intended it should produce.   (source)
    reconciled = accepting (brought to terms with)
  • The necessity of the measure in a pecuniary light, and the hope of its utility to his son, reconciled Sir Thomas to the effort of quitting the rest of his family, and of leaving his daughters to the direction of others at their present most interesting time of life.   (source)
    reconciled = brought to acceptance
  • He could not but wonder at her refusing to do anything for a niece whom she had been so forward to adopt; but, as she took early care to make him, as well as Lady Bertram, understand that whatever she possessed was designed for their family, he soon grew reconciled to a distinction which, at the same time that it was advantageous and complimentary to them, would enable him better to provide for Fanny himself.   (source)
    reconciled = accepting (having come to terms with)
  • reconciles them to his entreaty   (source)
    reconciles = brings them to terms with
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  • "But by all accounts," continued Glebnikov, "you seem to have reconciled yourself to your situation."†   (source)
  • He and Mamaw separated and then reconciled, and although they continued to live in separate houses, they spent nearly every waking hour together.†   (source)
  • Folks were desperate for answers and trying to reconcile themselves to a situation that made no sense.†   (source)
  • Harry was too used to their bickering to bother trying to reconcile them; he felt it was a better use of his time to eat his way steadily through his steak and kidney pie, then a large plateful of his favourite treacle tart.†   (source)
  • I found myself staring at Will, trying to reconcile the man I knew with this ruthless financier that he now described.†   (source)
  • He offered his own personal hope that this tragedy would show our family the way toward reconciling our differences.†   (source)
  • The street that a minute before had been filled with banners and noise was now a silent graveyard full of restless souls fighting to reconcile their sudden deaths.†   (source)
  • Lola sighed and shook her head slowly, as though trying to reconcile herself to the unacceptable truth.†   (source)
  • These days I script whole fights, in my head, and the reconciliations afterwards too.†   (source)
  • In her book, my mother describes her long struggle to make sense of this humiliation, to reconcile her experience with her faith.†   (source)
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  • It had taken another death to reconcile them; Lyanna's death, and the grief they had shared over her passing.†   (source)
  • He lifted his chin as if reconciling himself to the decision.†   (source)
  • We can use your other letters to reconcile the writing styles.†   (source)
  • Again I looked at the picture, struggling to reconcile this wholesome Nordic family with Boris.†   (source)
  • I can't reconcile this image with the battered, bleeding boy who haunts my dreams.†   (source)
  • Journalists inevitably asked Fischer about the risks associated with the kind of climbing he did and wondered how he reconciled it with being a husband and father.†   (source)
  • He was reconciled to the idea that he might be the last good man to leave Holland.†   (source)
  • Her doctor's brain struggles to reconcile what she's believed for so long against the evidence of too many other doctors, too many tests.†   (source)
  • It was even hard for me to reconcile at times.†   (source)
  • Or perhaps the meaning is more metaphorical: Did Paul and Silas reconcile the man's doubts?†   (source)
  • Even though she had met Art after the divorce was nearly final, Marty and Arlene probably saw her as the interloper, the reason Miriam and Art did not reconcile.†   (source)
  • But the vision comes again and again until at last I somehow reconcile myself by thinking it is all right because the flames do not hurt the dogs.†   (source)
  • Much of the comedy in the novel grows out of Lucy's battle to reconcile what she "knows" is right with what she feels to be right for her.†   (source)
  • As we descended into the darkness, I tried to reconcile myself to the hours that would be wasted, hiding like mice.†   (source)
  • Eventually, 1 reconciled with Ramiro, now thirty-five, even while he was imprisoned in various Illinois Department of Corrections facilities.†   (source)
  • I cannot reconcile these things with my mother.†   (source)
  • Chapter Four: The whole world shall become as one book and all the contradictions of science and theology shall be reconciled.†   (source)
  • Elinor hadn't been able to reconcile herself to the idea of another walk all the way down through the thorny hills where the snakes lived.†   (source)
  • You're the only chance we have of reconciling the gods and the House of Life, of relearning the old ways before it's too late.†   (source)
  • I knew I looked pretty healthy, too, and that some people might have trouble reconciling that with the fact that I was near death.†   (source)
  • It had something to do with reconciling an estranged family, but it wasn't what they were talking about that captured Mack, it was how they related.†   (source)
  • Both her parents died a few years ago, without ever being reconciled with their daughter.†   (source)
  • He had seen them go mad with grief at the sight of their husband's corpse, pleading to be buried alive in the same coffin so they would not have to face the future without him, but as they grew reconciled to the reality of their new condition he had seen them rise up from the ashes with renewed vitality.†   (source)
  • We've all struggled, trying to reconcile ourselves with something we had no control over.†   (source)
  • It's an impossible one to reconcile.†   (source)
  • Then maybe a fortnight later, when I'd long reconciled myself to having truly lost my tape, she came and found me during the lunch break.†   (source)
  • We went on like this for some time as I tried to reconcile the image of our lug-head chewer of ironing boards with the image of a proud successor to Rin Tin Tin leaping across the silver screen, pulling helpless children from burning buildings.†   (source)
  • I felt a tremor of excitement, as if I were about to meet an estranged friend with whom I longed to be reconciled.†   (source)
  • But it will probably take months to reconcile her fully with her surviving son.†   (source)
  • In the sundry church wars that were a living part of Maycomb Methodism, Herbert could be counted on as the one person to keep his head, talk sense, and reconcile the more primitive elements of the congregation with the Young Turk faction.†   (source)
  • As the trial began he knew that it would take a miracle for him to escape conviction, and he had become reconciled to the outcome.†   (source)
  • Carrie did not think anyone could understand the brute courage it had taken to reconcile herself to this, to leave herself open to whatever fearsome possibilities the night might realize.†   (source)
  • He still had trouble fathoming the path his life had suddenly taken, nor could he reconcile it with the life he once had lived.†   (source)
  • Now he must find a way to reconcile himself with his lot.†   (source)
  • For a moment, Alex could barely reconcile this young woman with her curves and long hair with the daughter she still expected, a little girl with an unraveling braid, wearing Wonder Woman pajamas.†   (source)
  • He wanted us to reconcile.†   (source)
  • The old seemed reconciled to being there, to having no teeth, no hair, having no life.†   (source)
  • It was apparent that the chief was not fully reconciled to our new course.†   (source)
  • Their disputes, however, became more and more difficult to reconcile.†   (source)
  • It's hard to reconcile this August with the other one, and to be honest I don't try very hard.†   (source)
  • Yet I can't reconcile the image before me with the handsome Tribesman I danced with.†   (source)
  • Two years ago, after her father died quite suddenly, Rosemary had reconciled with her mother and her older sister, and they were anxious for her to come home and raise Jack nearby.†   (source)
  • Just when you think it's reconciled, accepted, someone points it out to you and it just hits you all over again, that shocking.†   (source)
  • But how to reconcile it with one's insatiable need for other people?†   (source)
  • Keys show up when you reconcile yourself to the bus; Katherines appear when you start to disbelieve the world contains another Katherine; and, sure enough, the Eureka moment arrived just as he began to accept it would never come.†   (source)
  • Somehow, I Couldn't Reconcile: Any of the LDS viewpoint with a "wake up, tingly all over, and bathed in a cool sheen of sweat" kind of dream.†   (source)
  • Her spirits rose rapidly and she was even reconciled to having to ride the pack mule.†   (source)
  • I kept seeing my own face of the evening before, when the fiver shook the room, all the work it took to reconcile the forces that pressed against each other.†   (source)
  • You can't reconcile it with the big rock question.†   (source)
  • Meanwhile, some four thousand miles to the west, a fallen "immortal" was reconciling himself once again to the military life.†   (source)
  • In time Hattie became reconciled to our marriage and used her connection to us to her best advantage.†   (source)
  • "He loves you," she says, reconciled.†   (source)
  • We were finally reconciled.†   (source)
  • She laughs lightly at this, reconciled over years to often being the lone black in any room.†   (source)
  • Mebratu tried to reconcile his symptoms with Ghosh's explanation.†   (source)
  • They finally agreed that none of it proved God really did exist, but Tom was having trouble reconciling the reasoning with his experience.†   (source)
  • Then he asked me to show how the late medieval commentary had attempted to reconcile these difficulties, and I went over that, too.†   (source)
  • How are Parliamentary pretensions to be reconciled to facts ?†   (source)
  • Eve couldn't quite reconcile that with the elegant man she'd shared coffee with.†   (source)
  • The smile was hard to reconcile with the sorrow Tom now spoke of.†   (source)
  • Separation is familiar, too familiar, but Celia is uncertain she can reconcile it with permanence.†   (source)
  • Joe tried to reconcile the words on the transcript with the toxicological findings.†   (source)
  • He still hoped to be reconciled with his king and so preferred to maintain the formality of his captivity.†   (source)
  • Rowan could benefit if she is wise enough to reconcile with Blys and swear fealty.†   (source)
  • All evening long he pleaded with his wife to reconcile.†   (source)
  • "The John Galt Plan," Wesley Mouch was saying, "will reconcile all conflicts.†   (source)
  • IYALOJA [smiling broadly, completely reconciled] Elesin, even at the narrow end of the passage I know you will look back and sigh a last regret for the flesh that flashed past your spirit in flight.†   (source)
  • His name is mine and his face seems distantly related, but I cannot reconcile the look of him.†   (source)
  • Since revenge and retaliation seem to have been accepted by nations today, I sometimes have difficulty reconciling my moral convictions with the tangled world being handed down to us by the adults.†   (source)
  • So whenever I visited them, I would do whatever was needed, calling on any past-due accounts at the county hospital and area retirement homes, negotiating with suppliers, and even checking the store books, reconciling inflows and outflows.†   (source)
  • He's been trying to reconcile the appearance and reality, as you call it, for seven months!†   (source)
  • For God's sake, tell them that I can reconcile Newtonian mechanics with the theory of relativity.†   (source)
  • How do you reconcile that with a full-time job?†   (source)
  • [See #20] Factions disrupted the councils that tried to reconcile discordant opinions, assuage jealousies, and compromise.†   (source)
  • I think what made it so special was that we were a reconciled family and brothers in our faith.†   (source)
  • How do you reconcile the two?†   (source)
  • Yet in the weeks since Helen first mentioned it, the idea had put on girth in Theresa's imagination, until now she could almost begin to envision a future in which she and Old Chao were reconciled with Janis.†   (source)
  • I mean, it seems so hard to reconcile the Overlords' science with an interest in the occult.†   (source)
  • "Well, if that's your attitude, how can you reconcile Dick Nixon?"†   (source)
  • Though he might have as easily taken Will's side, because he too was right, they were both right but on terms that could never be reconciled.†   (source)
  • We had many fine reconciliations, but were they ever worth the pain that preceded them?†   (source)
  • Only I find it hard to reconcile myself to the idea that they are radiant heroes and that I am a petty bourgeois who sides with tyranny and obscurantism.†   (source)
  • But how you can reconcile the two, I can't see.†   (source)
  • So they were reconciled and threw the past away with both hands that they might be the readier to grasp the present, while I stood by in pain, envying such easy reconciliation and clutching in my own two hands the memory of the past, and accounting it a treasure.†   (source)
  • The Puritan loved liberty and he loved the law; he had a genius for determining the precise point where the rights of the state and the rights of the individual could be reconciled.†   (source)
  • Sometimes he looked up in the town where he was young and said something strangely spiteful or ambiguous (he was never reconciled to his father, they said, was sarcastic to the old mart— all he loved was Miss Snowdie and flowers) but he bothered no one.†   (source)
  • But when he went over to Dick, to tell him, he found that while he had become reconciled to the necessity of leaving, he could not be persuaded to leave at once.†   (source)
  • No marriage will reconcile Stark and Lannister after all that has happened, I fear.†   (source)
  • It was hard to reconcile all of those roles.†   (source)
  • A highborn king of pure Ghiscari blood could reconcile the city to your rule.†   (source)
  • Finally, her mother came up and pleaded with Yoyo to go down and reconcile with him.†   (source)
  • Was it fair that my soul and body couldn't reconcile?†   (source)
  • How can I ever reconcile these two in the same body, the same woman?†   (source)
  • Eragon shifted, glancing between Saphira and Arya, unable to reconcile himself to Arya's decision.†   (source)
  • I had other things on my mind, a few facts I was trying to reconcile.†   (source)
  • He tried to reconcile the picture that Teleborian was painting with his own image of Salander.†   (source)
  • To reconcile the gods' Greek and Roman sides.†   (source)
  • Especially when I try to reconcile it with the fact that you're a veterinarian.†   (source)
  • That should give him enough time to reconcile himself to the fact.†   (source)
  • Gratitude, guilt, and anger were difficult feelings to reconcile, and Max did not try.†   (source)
  • But the coup the youngest daughter most wanted was to reconcile with her father in a big way.†   (source)
  • If the couple reconcile, God will bring them back together.†   (source)
  • She is unused to such privations as these, and she has yet to reconcile herself to them.†   (source)
  • The Captain looked angry, which made the men better reconciled to the fact that he was leaving.†   (source)
  • For a time they seemed to have been reconciled.†   (source)
  • I wanted to reconcile the stranger who was my daughter with the creature I'd loved three days ago.†   (source)
  • I can reconcile the city to your rule and put an end to this nightly slaughter in the streets.†   (source)
  • I cannot change who my parents are; I reconciled myself with that after the Burning Plains.†   (source)
  • Go if you must, but unless you wish to renounce me, I would be reconciled with you.†   (source)
  • This does not mean that she reconciled herself to pregnancy.†   (source)
  • After all these months of trying to reconcile what I wanted and hoped for, I realized then—in this moment Maxon created just for us—that it would never make sense.†   (source)
  • And the thing with the golf club, that hole in the plaster, grey and blank like a blinded eye trained on me every time I passed it, and I couldn't reconcile the violence that he talked about with the fear that I remembered.†   (source)
  • Honey, you asked me what Jesus accomplished on the cross; so now listen to me carefully: through his death and resurrection, I am now fully reconciled to the world.†   (source)
  • Except it is hard to reconcile this slim gray-haired woman with the little girl I've always envisioned, a three-year-old with dark curly hair and long eyebrows that almost meet, like mine.†   (source)
  • Also I have to recognize my mother, Maria Estela: Despite years of not talking to each other, and a battle with cancer that she'd overcome, we finally reconciled eight years before she passed on in October 2008 (my father died in 1992 before Always Running came out).†   (source)
  • But I do like to think there is a difference between being resigned to a situation and reconciled to it.†   (source)
  • Their blunt, insistent use of the words death and dead was impossible to reconcile with their reasonable voices, their polyester business clothes, the Spanish pop music on the radio and the peppy signs behind the counter (Fresh Fruit Smoothie, Diet Delite, Try Our Turkey Hamburger!†   (source)
  • There is no one, no entity or higher form that she can appeal to, or be reconciled with, or that can forgive her.†   (source)
  • As he was the person most in charge of Walter's wrongful prosecution and conviction, it was hard to reconcile his immunity with his culpability in the whole affair, but there was little we could do.†   (source)
  • Eventually, I recognized that all my fresh resolve didn't change much—I was really only trying to reconcile myself to the realities of Herbert's death.†   (source)
  • For all she knew, he was back in jail or hooked on drugs or even dead, but she couldn't reconcile those images with the person she'd known.†   (source)
  • "She told her physician that she was perfectly sensible of her situation and reconciled to it," Abigail later wrote.†   (source)
  • Corbray's vassals would be there, with the Lords Waxley, Grafton, Lynderly, some petty lords and landed knights …. and Lord Belmore, who had lately reconciled with her father.†   (source)
  • For a moment when we came above ground, I found it hard to reconcile that picture of Deo with Deo as he had become.†   (source)
  • She didn't like that feeling, and she was trying to reconcile it with the man who'd taken her out over the weekend.†   (source)
  • She didn't know how to reconcile these conflicting pieces of her past and the horror of what she'd just lived through.†   (source)
  • Luc was trying to reconcile with Melanie, but his intentions weren't good, while Brock was back on the job, chasing a story about the dirty underside of fashion with his trusty Nikon and a sense of justice that no injury, not even a rock to the head in Guatemala, could quell.†   (source)
  • It was almost impossible to believe, and as she sat on the couch, she couldn't reconcile everything she'd just learned—her horror at Brian's confession and the obvious guilt he was suffering …. her anger and revulsion at the fact that he'd hidden the truth, set against the implacable knowledge that she would always love her brother ….†   (source)
  • There was science and then there was the unexplainable, and Jeremy had spent his life trying to reconcile the two.†   (source)
  • Amanda could see the child he'd been and the young man he had become, but she could barely reconcile those images with the prone, unconscious figure in the bed.†   (source)
  • While Shiva was peaceful, quiet, Marion tended to furrow his eyebrows in concentration when Ghosh carried him, as if trying to reconcile the strange man with the curious sounds he made.†   (source)
  • She wasn't sure she liked him yet—in fact, she was pretty sure she didn't—and for a moment, she struggled to reconcile the two feelings.†   (source)
  • The President, he reported to Jefferson, was sending Chief Justice John Jay as a special envoy to London to "find a way to reconcile our honor with peace."†   (source)
  • They were in constant conflict because they couldn't reconcile themselves with their fellow prisoners.†   (source)
  • The one weight that aligned all the elements, and reconciled every contradiction and variation, was the burden of mortality.†   (source)
  • At the same time, it occurred to him that the question was not really what he was going to "get" but how he was to discover his possibilities and become reconciled to them.†   (source)
  • Finally journalist said, "Nevertheless I would like to know how you reconcile your two statements—no more grain after 2082…. and ten or a hundred times as much."†   (source)
  • Gazing at that mass of gray nerve tissue, I was unable to reconcile the evidences I had known of self-sacrifice and forgiveness, or even this suicide, with the notion that a human life consists only of one's biology.†   (source)
  • If you have been misled by those old-fashioned extremists who claimed that he would never join us, that no merger is possible between his way of life and ours, that it's either one or the other-tonight's event will prove to you that anything can be reconciled and united!†   (source)
  • Amaranta could not reconcile her image of the brother who had spent his adolescence making little gold fishes with that of the mythical warrior who had placed a distance of ten feet between himself and the rest of humanity.†   (source)
  • A later commentary tried to reconcile the three commentaries by the method of pilpul, the result being a happy one for someone who enjoyed pilpul but quite strained as far as I was concerned.†   (source)
  • Cedric watches the party unfold, feeling the room's pounding energy flow through him, while he tries to reconcile himself with crushing ineptness.†   (source)
  • As she talked, I tried and failed to reconcile all she had told me with the dusty country boy who'd studied at our dining room table.†   (source)
  • The most crucial tasks which will face the government and the ANC will be to reconcile these two positions.†   (source)
  • He was trying to think how he could reconcile his feelings, all this joy and dread, into the old feelings for his parents that simply had to be preserved, and at the same time he was trying, at five of Nancy and Charlie's dollars a minute, to think of words to convince his mother that this voice she heard was really Deo's -- she must acknowledge his existence!†   (source)
  • There's no way to reconcile the idea of a benign God with what happened to everyone on that plane…and to those of us who're going to spend the rest of our lives missing them."†   (source)
  • Those things Eragon discerned, along with other, subtler details, and then he strove to reconcile them with what he knew of Murtagh from days past, with his friendship and his loyalty and his resentment of Galbatorix's control.†   (source)
  • Weekends like this most likely won't happen again, and I'm partly reconciled to that, because of Kevin.†   (source)
  • It was very difficult to reconcile that kind of rage and aggression with my quiet, dignified bunkie, who treated me so kindly.†   (source)
  • I had the impression it was in this place and in his other sanctuaries that Deo had reconciled his experience of genocide with his belief in God.†   (source)
  • They merely pulled their caps down tight, inhaled, reconciled themselves to ruining their uniforms, and dug their spurs into their horses' sides.†   (source)
  • Too many people knew Prof, had heard him speak; his voice and way of speaking could not be reconciled with Adam.†   (source)
  • The sorcerer glanced occasionally at the pinlegs and then back at the fire, as though they were two separate equations he was trying to reconcile.†   (source)
  • He knew I spoke the truth, but he did not know how to reconcile the needs of his wife and his sister.†   (source)
  • You shall polish and refine my sentiments of life and manners, banish all the unsocial and ill natured particles in my composition, and form me to that happy temper that can reconcile a quick discernment with a perfect candor.†   (source)
  • But more than that, I just couldn't reconcile a staid, respectable, dull concept like husband with my concept of Edward.†   (source)
  • A friend once asked me how I could reconcile my creed of African nationalism with a belief in dialectical materialism.†   (source)
  • By the time she finished telling him about Clara's death and how nick talked to Clara's ghost, Dawson had emptied his tea and was staring into the glass, no doubt trying to reconcile her stories with the man he'd known.†   (source)
  • Through it all, she found herself trying to reconcile those numbers with Ira, the sweet old man who'd written about nothing but the love he still felt for his wife.†   (source)
  • Reznak and the Green Grace had been urging Dany to take a Meereenese noble for her husband, to reconcile the city to her rule.†   (source)
  • He decides to wait until after that class's midterm, but he's already reconciled himself to abandoning the course.†   (source)
  • That evening, as dusk was falling, he was about to reconcile himself to another night spent propped against a tree.†   (source)
  • Max blinked dully at the fiery orange ball sinking low over the western wood and tried to reconcile how the day could possibly be ending.†   (source)
  • However, Oromis and I have had centuries to reconcile ourselves with the fact that such a parting is inevitable.†   (source)
  • "My entrance into office is marked by a misunderstanding with France, which I shall endeavor to reconcile," he wrote to John Quincy, "provided that no violation of faith, no stain upon honor is exacted…… America is not scared.†   (source)
  • Trying to fall asleep, Cedric can't stop thinking about the depressing tally, how Torrence will probably still be at Burger King five years from now and Phillip will have long since reconciled himself to being the funniest guy in the mail room.†   (source)
  • But even as he began laying out the belongings he would need on his trip to South Carolina, he knew that she would never reconcile herself to the choice that he had made—and unlike his mother, she could walk away.†   (source)
  • There are many like you, good men in service to bad causes …. but you were threatening to undo all the queen's good work, to reconcile Highgarden and Casterly Rock, bind the Faith to your little king, unite the Seven Kingdoms under Tommen's rule.†   (source)
  • In the space of a word, friends turned against friends, husbands against wives, children against parents, only to reconcile moments later in their frantic attempt to discover a means of survival.†   (source)
  • Over and over, he preached the importance of reconciliation—implying that it was we who needed to reconcile ourselves to the whites.†   (source)
  • Like other Republicans, Jefferson failed to understand how Adams could reconcile negotiation for peace with measures of defense, and in private correspondence accused Adams of willfully endangering the peace.†   (source)
  • But his want of candor, his obstinate prejudices of both aversion and attachment, his real partiality in spite of all his pretensions, his low notions about many things, have so utterly reconciled me to [his departure] …. that I will not weep.†   (source)
  • All would be well, he would achieve all he wanted in life, he would find and reunite and reconcile them all, he would think everything out and find all the right words.†   (source)
  • Though the submarine canyon had been formed geological ages ago, the tortured rocks had never reconciled themselves to their new positions.†   (source)
  • Rufus seldom had at all sharply the feeling that he and his father were estranged, yet they must have been, and he must have felt it, for always during these quiet moments on the rock a part of his sense of complete contentment lay in the feeling that they were reconciled, that there was really no division, no estrangement, or none so strong, anyhow, that it could mean much, by comparison with the unity that was so firm and assured, here.†   (source)
  • Their composure was remarkable and it produced a strange'impression, as if they were involved not only in the funeral but also in the death, not in the sense of having directly or indirectly caused it but as people who, once it had occurred, had given their consent to it, were reconciled, and did not see it as the most important event in the story of Zhivago.†   (source)
  • Ginny had been attempting, under cover of the reconciliations to sneak upstairs too.†   (source)
  • There was no reconciling their diseases.†   (source)
  • But Aureliano Segundo was in no mood for merciful reconciliations at that time.†   (source)
  • She was sure that he would call her the next day for one of his spectacular reconciliations.†   (source)
  • He always had some reason to think that the answer was yes, but nine times out often she insisted the answer was no. It made for some great arguments and some great sex, some dramatic failings out and some passionate reconciliations, but in the end the wildness was just too much for them-they were exhausted by work-and they backed away from each other.†   (source)
  • He wasn't foolish enough to think that there wouldn't be some challenges in reconciling with Celine and Bethany, but he would lie himself down at their feet if he had to.†   (source)
  • As she wrote to sister Mary, "I have found my taste reconciling itself to habits, customs and fashions which at first disgusted me.†   (source)
  • Usually, though, it ends in a truce, souring his subjects on fighting and reconciling them to the high tax rate.†   (source)
  • Never reconciled to American rule, Chavez lived in seclusion when he was in Santa Fé.†   (source)
  • And thus reconciled, they sat hand in hand.†   (source)
  • Yet here we are, selling our honour, to reconcile the two Englishmen.†   (source)
  • In twenty years from now our friend will be quite reconciled.†   (source)
  • That after almost fifty years she couldn't reconcile herself to letting him lie dead in peace.†   (source)
  • Often there is a seeming truce between the humanist and the religious believer, but in fact their attitudes cannot be reconciled: one must choose between this world and the next.†   (source)
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