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conciliatory
used in Washington Square

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Definition
intended to end bad feelings or build trust
  • They are more conciliating; they can persuade better.
    Chapter 10 (61% in)
conciliating = attempting to end bad feelings or build trust
  • "But we can wait a long time," said poor Catherine, in a tone which was meant to express the humblest conciliation, but which had upon her father's nerves the effect of an iteration not characterised by tact.
    Chapter 18 (53% in)
  • This was the light in which she had come to regard Morris, who had conciliated her at first, and made his impression by his delicate and calculated deference—a sort of exhibition to which Mrs. Penniman was particularly sensitive.
    Chapter 27 (93% in)

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