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noun as in atonement

noun as in conciliation

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The fundamental difference was that the sentiment animating them was not love, but fear: propitiation rather than adoration.

As truly as guilt is a real thing, as truly as God's condemnation of sin is a real thing, a propitiation is needed.

The objection I refer to discredits propitiation in the alleged interest of the love of God.

The genius of monasticism, ancient and modern, is the propitiation of the Divinity who seeks to punish rather than to forgive.

She satisfied her conscience by lading their ship with precious gifts destined for the propitiation of the Enchanter.


On this page you'll find 195 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to propitiation, such as: conciliation, easing, moderation, abatement, accommodation, and adjustment.

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