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synonyms for conciliatory

  • appeasing
  • assuaging
  • calm
  • civil
  • disarming
  • irenic
  • pacific
  • peaceable
  • placating
  • placatory
  • propitiative
  • quiet
  • willing
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antonyms for conciliatory

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  • antagonistic
  • fighting
  • refusing
  • stubborn
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How to use conciliatory in a sentence

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro seemed to take a step back from the ledge on Thursday night, releasing a conciliatory statement two days after pledging to ignore Supreme Court rulings and declaring that only God could remove him from office.
BRAZIL'S BOLSONARO BACKS DOWN FROM SUPREME COURT SHOWDOWN, FOR NOWDAVE LAWLERSEPTEMBER 9, 2021AXIOS
While he has yet to confirm if he will run in 2022, the former president’s speech struck a more conciliatory note than he has for several years, reaching out to the business community and the political center, Ribeiro says.
BRAZIL'S BOLSONARO DENIED COVID-19 WAS A PROBLEM. NOW HE'S EMBRACING VACCINES. HERE'S WHAT CHANGEDCIARA NUGENTMARCH 12, 2021TIME
This basically leaves socially distanced walks as the most attractive way to catch up with people IRL, but even this conciliatory option presents problems.
THIS ZOJIRUSHI MUG MAKES MY WINTER WALKS TOLERABLEMONICA BURTONJANUARY 29, 2021EATER
This prompted a second disciplinary letter from Greene and a slightly more conciliatory one from me.
THE DRAMATIC — AND EMBELLISHED — LIFE OF GRAHAM GREENEMICHAEL MEWSHAWJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Beyond expressing their relief, some industry insiders I spoke to over the past week were struck by Apple’s newly conciliatory tone this month and are hopeful for a more open dialog with the Cupertino tech giant.
‘IT’S THE FIRST TIME THEY’RE LISTENING’: APPLE IS STRIKING A MORE CONCILIATORY TONE WITH THE AD INDUSTRYLARA O'REILLYSEPTEMBER 8, 2020DIGIDAY
We expressed our disgust at the situation and the officer made the conciliatory suggestion that we might be able to go on anyway.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
His dealings with the Continental princes, mainly in regard to shipping and commerce, were conciliatory and businesslike.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
At first Wall's answers were conciliatory, but naval preparations still went on.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
This the King, under the guidance of his Puritan Councillors, proceeded to do in the most conciliatory and least offensive way.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
No answers were sent to North's conciliatory proposals; all alike agreed in referring them to the continental congress.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
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WORDS RELATED TO CONCILIATORY

  • atoning
  • attritional
  • compunctious
  • conciliatory
  • contrite
  • expiatory
  • explanatory
  • on one's knees
  • penitent
  • penitential
  • propitiatory
  • regretful
  • remorseful
  • repentant
  • rueful
  • self-effacing
  • self-incriminating
  • sorry
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