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I was quite sure, on the contrary, that they were intended as a propitiatory offering.
Nor is it solely to human beings that dogs use such propitiatory actions.
All that particularly stood out was that the propitiatory offering would have to be some cherished enjoyment.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
We may note here the euphemistic tendency to call powerful spirits by propitiatory names.
The propitiatory formulas most in vogue are still such as carry or imply an invidious comparison.
Before long, however, the natives got over their alarm, and brought propitiatory gifts of the usual green boughs.
NOTABLE VOYAGERSW.H.G. KINGSTON AND HENRY FRITH
Rhodopis had advised her to take this to the king in Bartja's name, as a propitiatory offering.
To her surprise, the other girl at once became propitiatory and beseeching.
POPPYCYNTHIA STOCKLEY
Mr. Ledbetter, by an effort, smiled a wan propitiatory smile.
Here Caligula, in his mad passage over his bridge of boats, paused to offer propitiatory sacrifices.
ROMAN MOSAICSHUGH MACMILLAN

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