propitiatory

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

Definition of propitiatory

1 :intended to propitiate :expiatory
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

First Known Use of propitiatory

1536


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