propitiation

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noun pro·pi·ti·a·tion \prō-ˌpi-shē-ˈā-shən\

Definition of propitiation

  1. 1 :  the act of propitiating

  2. 2 :  something that propitiates; specifically :  an atoning sacrifice

14th Century

First Known Use of propitiation

14th century


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