CONCILIATORY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CONCILIATORY
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conciliatory
 a.  making or willing to yield, or to make concessions
Classic Sentence:
1  Mr. Spenlow seemed quite cowed by the gentlemanly sternness of Miss Murdstone's manner, and deprecated her severity with a conciliatory little wave of his hand.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 38. A DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
2  He was so extremely conciliatory in his manner that he seemed to apologize to the very newspaper for taking the liberty of reading it.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 59. RETURN
3  The tone was neither aggressive nor conciliatory: it revealed nothing of the speaker's errand.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
4  When she presented her basket at the scales, he had hoped for some concession, and addressed her in a sort of half conciliatory, half scornful tone; and she had answered with the bitterest contempt.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
5  And I do not think it of light importance that he should have attentive and conciliatory manners towards everybody, especially towards those to whom he owes his preferment.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 18
6  In addition, four pigeons were sent to Foxwood with a conciliatory message, which it was hoped might re-establish good relations with Pilkington.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
7  For although before he had been regarded as the cruel persecutor of the people, he now showed himself so conciliatory in his bearing that men wondered at the sudden change in his character and disposition.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XL.
Example Sentence:
1  Perhaps you should adopt a more conciliatory approach.
2  Everyone was in a conciliatory mood at the start of the meeting.
3  She was still angry despite his conciliatory words.