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Synonyms for propitiatory

having power to atone for or offered by way of expiation or propitiation

intended to reconcile or appease

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Sparsit's eyebrows, with a propitiatory air, 'but you know the family, and know the world.
Reflects Mrs Veneering; fair, aquiline- nosed and fingered, not so much light hair as she might have, gorgeous in raiment and jewels, enthusiastic, propitiatory, conscious that a corner of her husband's veil is over herself.
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Iphigenia's marriage thereupon became a propitiatory sacrifice in which she, rather than an animal, would be slain at the altar, in order to ensure the Achaean voyage east.
The native tribe that has gathered by the shore to await an expected British ship place propitiatory offerings of salmon by the entrance to her tent.
In The Hostage he is shot in a mass confusion of bullets, but at the play's end he miraculously rises to join in the dance that concludes the play, as befits a propitiatory martyr, daring to sing gleefully with the whole company, defying the bells of hell, 'The bells of hell/ Go ting-a-ling-a-ling/ For you but not for him,/ Oh death, where is they sting-a-ling-a-ling/ Or grave thy victory.
Furthermore, Jesus' bloody death on the cross was not a propitiatory sacrifice saving us from the wrath of an angry God and from sin, nor was it required that he die violently.
On the eve of No Rooz the common people are accustomed to kindle rows of bonfires and leap over them as a propitiatory ceremony.
Currently, even the most simple home automation system includes an intuitive UI through an application on a tablet computer, at a fraction of the price of a luxury propitiatory UI," remarked Ahmed.
For Rau-Ru, Bond's exhibition and death serve as a final propitiatory sacrifice, expiating "what happened day before yesterday" during the election riots, both the "sweet talk and the promise" of "those on your [Amantha's] side," as well as the fact that "we got shot in the street .
In order that the storytelling appear as a propitiatory antidote not only against the destruction of social institutions but also against the poisonous desperation brought on by the epidemic, Filomena commands the brigata to tell of those who came at last to a joyful issue "beyond their hope" (Dec.
Or, in the resounding words of the Council of Trent in 1562: "This sacrifice is truly propitiatory.
The most important of the traditional beliefs of the Southern Bantu people is the belief in the immortal ancestors who influence and direct the affairs of the living and to whom propitiatory practices such as offering food and drink were directed (Hammond-Tooke 1937: 104).