conciliating 1 of 2

as in conciliatory
tending to lessen or avoid conflict or hostility small conciliating acts designed to win the trust of the new neighbors

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verb

present participle of conciliate
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as in appeasing
to lessen the anger or agitation of a principal trying to conciliate the parents who did not receive their tickets to the graduation ceremonies

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“Conciliating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/conciliating. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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