propitiatory :

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  • a  having power to atone for or offered by way of expiation or propitiation
    expiatory (or propitiatory) sacrifice
  • s  intended to reconcile or appease
    sent flowers as a propitiatory gesture

  • Ancestors are invoked who around her as she starts the propitiatory dance.
  • There was a brief Cabinet crisis, in which Premier Solh shuffled his ministers in a faintly propitiatory manner.
  • His only propitiatory gesture to the gods of war and luck had been a judicious rubbing of his seven pocket piecesa collection of old coins which includes a cartwheel silver .

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