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Synonyms for propitiation

the act of placating and overcoming distrust and animosity

the act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity)

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However, these studies have also shown that the lives of peoples reliant on the sea are fraught with unpredictability, and that belief in the efficacy of spirit propitiation is a common means of ensuring both good fortune and protection.
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256); and to the 'hew[ing]' of Alarbus in propitiation to the Andronici's 'sacrificing fire' (1.
Even in the Greek Septuagint (LXX), the Greek word hilasterion connotes propitiation, indicating that using the word in "connection with Christ's death emphasizes that it was by Christ's death that God's wrath was turned aside from sinners" (Jeffery et al.
In Romans 3: 24-25, he used another terminology taken from the cult of sacrifices: "the redemption that is in Christ Jesus: /whom God set forth to be a propitiation [sacrifice for sin], through faith, in his blood, to show his righteousness because of the passing over of the sins done aforetime, in the forbearance of God.
Without specifying the full circumstances of Sr Aidan's death, these ceremonies of propitiation and absolution have not explained an extraordinary act that should illuminate alternative cultural histories of a canonical episode in the liberation struggle.
Sidhu was nominated to the Rajya Sabha earlier this year in a move that was seen as propitiation after he was asked to make way for Arun Jaitley in Amritsar for the 2014 national election.
High hills were sites of propitiation to the buffalo as well as viewpoints where their movements could be seen.
18) There are two aspects of tued: compensation in terms of monitory value or kind, and ritual propitiation provisions in terms of a pig sacrifice, 1.
In fact, it might be read as an expression of out-and-out emotional conflict--the infant seems to demand propitiation as much as love.
Let me give you back this job you gave to me as a propitiation for all of this season of bad will that has grown up among us," Wright told colleagues, his voice choked with emotion.
All these calls for P-Noy to step down in propitiation for that Mamasapano massacre-forgetting that none of that would have happened if the MILF had only lived up in good faith to its commitment not to coddle "high-value targets"-make me sick to my stomach
It speaks of the security of eternal life Jesus provides to those who believe in his life, death on the cross as a propitiation for human sins, and the power his resurrection has to free them from punishment.
grant that we may come often and worthily to Christ's holy table, to comfort our feeble and weak faith by remembrance of his death, who only is the satisfaction and propitiation of our sins, and our meat, drink, and food of everlasting life.
The first is his failure to elicit a response from Maruti (Hanuman, the bachelor god) even after much propitiation (Murthy 1999, 97).