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See definition of propitiation on Dictionary.com
  • as inatonement
  • as inrecompense
  • as inreparation
  • as insatisfaction
  • as inconciliation
  • as inappeasement

synonyms for propitiation

  • penance
  • redemption
  • reparation
  • amends
  • expiation
  • indemnification
  • payment
  • recompense
  • redress
  • restitution
  • satisfaction
  • moderation
  • conciliation
  • softening
  • alleviation
  • abatement
  • reconciliation
  • settlement
  • solace
  • grant
  • lessening
  • mitigation
  • compromise
  • reparation
  • assuagement
  • restoration
  • accommodation
  • adjustment
  • amends
  • concession
  • peace offering
  • soothing
  • easing
  • mollification
  • placation
  • quelling
  • acceding
  • lulling
  • tranquilization
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antonyms for propitiation

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  • dissatisfaction
  • take
  • penalty
  • dissatisfaction
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    How to use propitiation in a sentence

    The fundamental difference was that the sentiment animating them was not love, but fear: propitiation rather than adoration.
    THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
    As truly as guilt is a real thing, as truly as God's condemnation of sin is a real thing, a propitiation is needed.
    EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE SECOND EPISTLE TO THE CORINTHIANSJAMES DENNEY
    The objection I refer to discredits propitiation in the alleged interest of the love of God.
    EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE SECOND EPISTLE TO THE CORINTHIANSJAMES DENNEY
    The genius of monasticism, ancient and modern, is the propitiation of the Divinity who seeks to punish rather than to forgive.
    BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
    She satisfied her conscience by lading their ship with precious gifts destined for the propitiation of the Enchanter.
    BARON BRUNOLOUISA MORGAN
    It consists in having His death accepted and acknowledged as an adequate propitiation for the sins of men.
    THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWSTHOMAS CHARLES EDWARDS
    His humiliation implied propitiation, moral discipline, conscious brotherhood, and subjection to him who had the power of death.
    THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWSTHOMAS CHARLES EDWARDS
    The propitiation required antecedently to a revelation was indeed offered.
    THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWSTHOMAS CHARLES EDWARDS
    He then ordered dinner in the hotel, and, by way of propitiation, it was a much better dinner than usual that Maitland ordered.
    THE MARK OF CAINANDREW LANG
    She offered herself as a propitiation, as a substitute for Rodney Lanyon, if there was no other way by which he might be saved.
    THE FLAW IN THE CRYSTALMAY SINCLAIR
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    WORDS RELATED TO PROPITIATION

    • abatement
    • acceding
    • accommodation
    • adjustment
    • alleviation
    • amends
    • assuagement
    • compromise
    • concession
    • conciliation
    • easing
    • grant
    • lessening
    • lulling
    • mitigation
    • moderation
    • mollification
    • peace offering
    • placation
    • propitiation
    • quelling
    • reconciliation
    • reparation
    • restoration
    • settlement
    • softening
    • solace
    • soothing
    • tranquilization
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