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Verb: propitiate  pru'pi-shee,eyt
  1. Make peace with
    "Then by the observance of certain forms and taboos he can propitiate the unknown force and save himself";
    - appease

Derived forms: propitiated, propitiates, propitiating

Type of: conciliate, make up, patch up, reconcile, settle

Encyclopedia: Propitiate