propitiatory


pro·pi·ti·a·to·ry

adjective \prō-ˈpi-sh(ē-)ə-ˌtr-ē\

Definition of PROPITIATORY

1
:  intended to propitiate :  expiatory
2
:  of or relating to propitiation

Examples of PROPITIATORY

  1. <sent his girlfriend flowers as a propitiatory gesture for a date gone sour>

First Known Use of PROPITIATORY

1551

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