conciliate : Definition, Usages, News and More
- v cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
- v come to terms
- v make (one thing) compatible with (another)
- Alexander Downer in Raw Story
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...
- George Washington in Hartford Courant
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...
- David Blunkett in BBC News
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.