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- From the first he had sought to conciliate that gentleman,1.6 — Book 1 Chapter 6 — Sleary's Horsemanship (46% in)
conciliate = attempt to end bad feelings or build trust
- 'I hope, Bounderby,' said Mr. Gradgrind, in a conciliatory voice, 'that this was merely an oversight.'1.7 — Book 1 Chapter 7 — Mrs. Sparsit (78% in)
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