Definition of Propitiating

1. Verb. (present participle of propitiate) ¹



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Definition of Propitiating

1. propitiate [v] - See also: propitiate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Propitiating

propionibacterium
propionic
propionic acid
propionitrile
propionitriles
propionyl
propionyls
propiophenone
propiophenones
propiram
propiska
propitiable
propitiate
propitiated
propitiates
propitiating (current term)
propitiation
propitiations
propitiative
propitiator
propitiatorily
propitiators
propitiatory
propitious
propitiously
propitiousness
propjet
propjets
proplaintiff
proplanetary

Literary usage of Propitiating

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1. Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life by George Eliot (1873)
"... and propitiating what was just in the baronet's vexation. He had hit on a more ingenious mode of parrying than he was aware of. ..."

2. Across Africa by Verney Lovett Cameron, Daniel Oliver (1877)
"Sailing away on the Tanganyika.—Devils' Dwellings.—propitiating the Spirits.—Slave-hunters. I FOUND it impossible to remain in the house which the Arabs ..."

3. Social Life of the Chinese: With Some Account of the Religious, Governmental by Justus Doolittle (1865)
"propitiating certain two female Demons.—Methods of ascertaining the Sex of unborn Children. — Difficult Labor. — Use of Puppets.—Turning around the "Strait ..."

4. Social Life of the Chinese: With Some Account of the Religious, Governmental by Justus Doolittle (1865)
"propitiating certain two female Demons.—Methods of ascertaining the Sex of unborn Children. — Difficult Labor. — Use of Puppets.—Turning around the "Strait ..."

5. Social life of the Chinese by Justus Doolittle (1866)
"propitiating certain two female Demons.—Methods of ascertaining the Sex of unborn Children. — Difficult Labor. — Use of Puppets.—Turning around the "Strait ..."

6. A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom by Andrew Dickson White (1896)
"... modes of propitiating the higher powers were penitential processions, the parading of images of the Virgin or of saints through plague-stricken towns, ..."

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