Propitiate

Definition of Propitiate

Pro`pi´ti`ate
v. t.1.To appease to render favorable; to make propitious; to conciliate.
[imp. & p. p. Propitiated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Propitiating.]
Let fierce Achilles, dreadful in his rage,
The god propitiate, and the pest assuage.
- Pope.
v. i.1.To make propitiation; to atone.

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