Conciliate

Con*cil"i*ate

(?; 106), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Conciliated; p. pr & vb. n. Conciliating.] [L. conciliatus, p. p. of conciliare to draw or bring together, unite, from concilium council. See Council.] To win ower; to gain from a state of hostility; to gain the good will or favor of; to make friendly; to mollify; to propitiate; to appease.
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The rapacity of his father's administration had excited such universal discontent, that it was found expedient to conciliate the nation.
Hallam.

Syn. -- To reconcile; propitiate; appease; pacify.
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