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conciliatory
used in 1776

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Definition
intended to end bad feelings or build trust
  • On March 22, in the House of Commons, Burke had delivered in his heavy Irish brogue one of the longest, most brilliant speeches of his career, calling for conciliation with America.
    p. 6.9
  • THE MEMBERS of the House of Commons filed out directly to their own chamber, and debate on the King's address commenced "brisk and warm" in both houses, the opposition marshaling the case for conciliation with extraordinary force.
    p. 12.7
  • WITH HIS BROTHER Sir William's campaign succeeding splendidly in New Jersey, and the war rapidly losing support among the people there, Admiral Lord Howe decided to make yet another appeal for conciliation.
    p. 258.0

There are no more uses of "conciliatory" in 1776.

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