PROPITIATE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of propitiate
Definition:
v. make peace with; appease and render favorable
Example:
The natives offered sacrifices to propitiate the gods.
Sentence in Classic:
As I drew nearer to them, trying to propitiate the tinker by my looks, I observed that the woman had a black eye.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
There had been something so tremendous in the shrinking off of the three, that the wretched man was willing to propitiate even this lad.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Her demeanour was that of respect, unmingled by the least shade either of fear, or of a wish to propitiate favour.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
He knew an abundance of simple acts to propitiate and invite the approaches of the little people, and he resolved to play his part right skilfully.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context
He carried his head on one side, partly in modest depreciation of himself, partly in modest propitiation of everybody else.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
But when fortune is not thus propitious to him, he must contrive other means to rid himself of rivals, and must do so successfully before he can accomplish anything.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context