Synonyms for propitiatory

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You see I have not forgotten the custom to bring some propitiatory sacrifice.

Like many a man before him and after, Smith casts about for a propitiatory wonder.

"I bought a book," he said, handing her the propitiatory volume.

They are used by the Nambūtiri in propitiatory ceremonies to that god.

He spoke in his most propitiatory tones, but the committee was still stirred.

Their presence on the propitiatory was meant to reveal the glory of the gospel.

The doctor misunderstands the phrase "propitiatory sacrifice."

But what is the propitiatory element in the Christian Atonement?

She addressed herself to Mr. Frost, and her manner was propitiatory.

First, it was true; and secondly, he was anxious to be propitiatory, for he had a plan to further.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PROPITIATORY

apologetic

adjectiveexpressing remorse, regret
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