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propitiatory

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adjective pro·pi·ti·a·to·ry \prō-ˈpi-sh(ē-)ə-ˌtȯr-ē\

Definition of propitiatory

  1. 1 :  intended to propitiate :  expiatory

  2. 2 :  of or relating to propitiation



Examples of propitiatory in a sentence

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



1551

First Known Use of propitiatory

1551


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