from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or offered in propitiation; conciliatory.
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- adj. intended to propitiate, reconcile, expiate or appease; conciliatory
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having the power to make propitious; pertaining to, or employed in, propitiation; expiatory.
- n. The mercy seat; -- so called because a symbol of the propitiated Jehovah.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the power to make propitious; effecting or intended to effect propitiation: as, a propitiatory sacrifice.
- n. In Jewish antiquity, the mercy-seat; the lid or cover of the ark of the covenant, lined within and without with plates of gold.
- n. A propitiation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having power to atone for or offered by way of expiation or propitiation
- adj. intended to reconcile or appease
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