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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of reconcile.

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  • adjective made compatible or consistent

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Examples

  • "For every rationalist metaphysician, from Plato to the last disciples of Hegel or Marx, this abandonment of of the notion of a final harmony in which all riddles are solved, all contraditions reconciled, is a piece of crude empiricism, abdication before brute facts, intolerable bankruptcy of reason before things as they are, failure to explain and to justify, to reduce everything to a system, which 'reason' indignantly rejects."

    Grammarian Peeves

  • The problem is that "not guiding" implies that "guiding" is the only way that God and evolution can be reconciled, which is simplistic and fails to reflect what many thoughtful Christians actually think.

    Pete Enns, Ph.D.: Evolution and Religion: Why Religion Pollsters Should Go to Seminary First

  • The problem is that "not guiding" implies that "guiding" is the only way that God and evolution can be reconciled, which is simplistic and fails to reflect what many thoughtful Christians actually think.

    Pete Enns: Evolution and Religion: Why Religion Pollsters Should Go to Seminary First

  • The problem is that "not guiding" implies that "guiding" is the only way that God and evolution can be reconciled, which is simplistic and fails to reflect what many thoughtful Christians actually think.

    Pete Enns, Ph.D.: Evolution and Religion: Why Religion Pollsters Should Go to Seminary First

  • Let's assume that Gordon Brown's coup works and that he now drives Tony Blair from office much earlier than even the reduced timetable to which Blair is now reconciled - in other words that he forces Blair to quit any time between now and early 2007.

    Going, going, going???

  • Let's assume that Gordon Brown's coup works and that he now drives Tony Blair from office much earlier than even the reduced timetable to which Blair is now reconciled - in other words that he forces Blair to quit any time between now and early 2007.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • That great farm-bred soldier and statesman, Louis Botha, accepted the verdict and became the leader of what might be called a reconciled reconstruction.

    An African Adventure

  • I knew I was right, though; and the idea reconciled me to the heat, dust, jarring, and gunboat that was coming up behind us.

    A Confederate girl's diary,

  • Thus, from the Assyrian researches as well as from other sources, it has come to be acknowledged by the most eminent scholars at the leading seats of Christian learning that the accounts of creation with which for nearly two thousand years all scientific discoveries have had to be "reconciled" -- the accounts which blocked the way of Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and Laplace -- were simply transcribed or evolved from a mass of myths and legends largely derived by the Hebrews from their ancient relations with Chaldea, rewrought in a monotheistic sense, imperfectly welded together, and then thrown into poetic forms in the sacred books which we have inherited.

    A History of the warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom

  • I knew I was right, though; and the idea reconciled me to the heat, dust, jarring, and gunboat that was coming up behind us.

    A Confederate Girl's Diary

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