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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RECONCILEMENT

But her Majesty's reconcilement,—this was very slow to follow.

But she would be expecting explanations before the reconcilement.

It seemed a reconcilement of opposing stations, a defeat of Puritanism.

It might be decreed that she and Society were to come to reconcilement.

Has this reconcilement not been effected already by the Senate?

I have begged him to write to thee a letter of reconcilement.

But how shall I believe this, what new token Of reconcilement will he shew me?

We are indebted to the shrewd observations of Huber for a reconcilement of the Roman and the French naturalists.

It is diverting to remark how these mutual admirers clash on the clearest point, with not a possibility of reconcilement.

I soon noticed that the male pigeon had reached a sort of reconcilement to those obstinate visits.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., of persons, from Old French reconcilier (12c.) and directly from Latin reconcilare "to bring together again; regain; win over again, conciliate," from re- "again" (see re-) + concilare "make friendly" (see conciliate). Reflexive sense is recorded from 1530s. Meaning "to make (discordant facts or statements) consistent" is from late 14c. Intransitive sense of "become reconciled" is from 1660s. Related: Reconciled; reconciling.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR RECONCILEMENT

conciliation

nounreconciliation
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