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propitiatory

adjective uk   /prəˌpɪʃ.iˈeɪ.tər.i/  us   /prəˈpɪʃ.i.ə.tɔːr-/ formal
intended to please someone and make them feel calm: a propitiatory gesture
Translations of “propitiatory”
in Chinese (Traditional) 勸解的,撫慰的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 劝解的,抚慰的…
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