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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  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:  {conciliating},  {conciliative}] 
  [ant:  {antagonizing}] 




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