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    propitiatory - Dictionary definition and meaning for word propitiatory

    Definition
    (adj) having power to atone for or offered by way of expiation or propitiation
    Synonyms : expiative , expiatory
    Example Sentence
    • expiatory (or propitiatory) sacrifice
    Definition
    (adj) intended to reconcile or appease
    Synonyms : propitiative
    Example Sentence
    • sent flowers as a propitiatory gesture
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for propitiatory

A PROPITIATORY gesture is the PROPer action to take when you've done wrong.

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