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English verb: conciliate

1. conciliate (emotion) cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of


SamplesShe managed to mollify the angry customer.


ExamplesThe performance is likely to conciliate Sue


Synonymsappease, assuage, gentle, gruntle, lenify, mollify, pacify, placate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)calm, calm down, lull, quiet, quieten, still, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize

2. conciliate (communication) come to terms


SamplesAfter some discussion we finally made up.


Synonymsmake up, patch up, reconcile, settle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)agree, concord, concur, hold


Narrower (hyponym)appease, make peace, propitiate

3. conciliate (change) make (one thing) compatible with (another)


SamplesThe scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories.


Synonymsaccommodate, reconcile


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)harmonise, harmonize









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