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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpropitiatorypro‧pi‧ti‧a‧to‧ry /prəˈpɪʃiətəri $ -tɔːri/ adjective formal  FRIENDLYintended to please someone and make them feel less angry and more friendly a propitiatory gift of flowers
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propitiatoryPerhaps he knows, as I do, that the letters are propitiatory.We saw earlier the strong propitiatory element in the religion of the Germanic pagans with whom St Boniface dealt in the 720s.
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