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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To gain the favor of or make peace with.

Usage examples (27)
  • The worshipers attempted to propitiate the gods with a sacrifice.
  • "I don't know what 'propitiate' means," I said, sighing.
  • May their saints propitiate this insatiate thirst!
  • The woman was actually whining and seeking to propitiate the man. for more
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