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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Peaceful, conciliatory; promoting peace, especially over theological or ecclesiastical disputes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of the character of an irenicon; conciliatory; irenic: as, irenical theology.


From irenic. (Wiktionary)


  • To this end various irenical and compromising books were written in the name of the apostles and their helpers.

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  • Those remarks, we would fain make in a humble way irenical.

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