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conciliatory
used in The Age of Innocence

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Definition
intended to end bad feelings or build trust
  • "Madame Olenska is a great favourite with the gentlemen," said Miss Sophy, with her air of wishing to put forth something conciliatory when she knew that she was planting a dart.
    Chapter 26 (48% in)
conciliatory = intended to end bad feelings or build trust
  • "It's the new setting: of course it shows the stone beautifully, but it looks a little bare to old-fashioned eyes," Mrs. Welland had explained, with a conciliatory side-glance at her future son-in-law.
    Chapter 4 (51% in)

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