Recent Examples of propitiation from the Web
The scapegoat, as defined in the Book of Leviticus, is a propitiation.
Mass shootings have become by now American rituals—blood sacrifices, propitiations to our angry American gods, made all the more terrible by our apparent acceptance of them.
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