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Conciliatory Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    conciliatory adj
  1. making or willing to make concessions; "loneliness tore through him...whenever he thought of...even the compromising Louis du Tillet" [syn: compromising, flexible] [ant: uncompromising]
  2. overcoming animosity or hostility; "spoke in a conciliating tone"; "a conciliatory visit" [syn: conciliative] [ant: antagonistic]
Conciliatory Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Conciliatory \Con*cil"i*a*to*ry\ (?; 106), a. Tending to conciliate; pacific; mollifying; propitiating. The only alternative, therefore, was to have recourse to the conciliatory policy. --Prescott.
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  • Conciliatory Resolution: The Conciliatory Resolution was a resolution passed by the British Parliament in an attempt to reach a peaceful settlement with the Thirteen ...

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