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    reconcile

    reconcile - Dictionary definition and meaning for word reconcile

    Definition
    (verb) make (one thing) compatible with (another)
    Synonyms : accommodate , conciliate
    Example Sentence
    • The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories
    Definition
    (verb) bring into consonance or accord
    Synonyms : harmonise , harmonize
    Example Sentence
    • harmonize one's goals with one's abilities
    Definition
    (verb) come to terms
    Synonyms : conciliate , make up , patch up , settle
    Example Sentence
    • After some discussion we finally made up
    Definition
    (verb) accept as inevitable
    Synonyms : resign , submit
    Example Sentence
    • He resigned himself to his fate
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for reconcile

Re(BACK)+concile(COUNSELLING)...After filing the petition in court for DIVORCE the judge ordered COUNSELLING of couple..so that relations could be to BACK to NORMAL again AFTER THE QUARREL without legal proceedings

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re+concile...sounds like counsel.......and you counsel your friend (WHO TURNED HOSTILE TO YOU )and again BRING HIM INTO CONSONANCE ..OR IN PEACE WITH YOU... TAKEN FROM re..back+conciliare..good....to make good again....

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