reconciliation

[ rek-uh n-sil-ee-ey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF reconciliation

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A formal ceremony preliminary to the reconciliation of two enemies.

When I succeeded with any of them, they were sure to come after an hour or two, and begin a reconciliation.

I do not care to set myself to the reconciliation of the differing reports.

She will be convinced that there is no expectation to be had of a reconciliation.

At present, if ever, there can be no thought of reconciliation.

She will open her whole heart to her, if she encourage her to do so, by the hopes of a reconciliation.

And must I be brought to implore forgiveness and reconciliation from the Harlowes?

She had gone round by the street so as to give more pomp to the reconciliation.

His reconciliation with his wife had rendered his home unbearable.

And she takes part in the reconciliation, the devil she does!

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., from Old French reconciliacion (14c.) and directly from Latin reconciliationem (nominative reconciliatio) "a re-establishing, a reconciling," noun of action from past participle stem of reconciliare (see reconcile).

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