1. Conditional antagonism
peace offering; olive branch; calumet of peace, preliminaries of peace.
truce, armistice; suspension of arms, suspension of hostilities; breathing time; convention; modus vivendi; flag of truce, white flag, parlementaire, cartel.
hollow truce, pax in bello; drawn battle.
[Verbs] pacify, tranquillize, compose; allay (moderate) [more]; reconcile, propitiate, placate, conciliate, meet halfway, hold out the olive branch, heal the breach, make peace, restore harmony, bring to terms.
settle matters, arrange matters, accommodate matters, accommodate differences; set straight; make up a quarrel, tantas componere lites; come to an understanding, come to terms; bridge over, hush up; make it, make matters up; shake hands; mend one's fences [U.S.].
raise a siege; put up the sword, sheathe the sword; bury the hatchet, lay down one's arms, turn swords into plowshares; smoke the calumet of peace, close the temple of Janus; keep the peace (concord) [more]; be pacified; come round.