conciliate conciliate

Definition(s):

  1. (v) cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
  2. (v) come to terms
  3. (v) make (one thing) compatible with (another)

Quotes

  1. "Every effort has been made to try to conciliate him and try to talk him out of mounting a coup, to explain to him that there will be consequences for Fiji in terms of its international relationships," Australian Foreign Minister Alexander...
    on Nov 30, 2006 By: Alexander Downer Source: Raw Story

  2. Lamenting this American misconduct, Washington wrote to Gen. Philip Schuyler on April 19, 1776, "I am afraid proper measures have not been taken to conciliate their affections; but rather that they have been insulted and injured, than which nothing...
    on Mar 3, 2008 By: George Washington Source: Hartford Courant

  3. "I want to set up a gateway before people get into the CSA. We want to actually look at how we can conciliate or mediate," Mr Blunkett said.
    on Sep 26, 2005 By: David Blunkett Source: BBC News

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