Adjective Definition

propitiatory

1.Definition: having power to atone for or offered by way of expiation or propitiation

"Expiatory (or propitiatory) sacrifice"

Related Adjective(s):expiative, expiatory


2.Definition: intended to reconcile or appease

"Sent flowers as a propitiatory gesture"

Related Adjective(s):propitiative




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