RECONCILE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of RECONCILE
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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
reconcile
 v.  correct inconsistencies; become compatible or consistent
 v.  become friendly after a quarrel
Example Sentence:
1  Bevan tried to reconcile British socialism with a wider international vision.
2  It was hard to reconcile his career ambitions with the needs of his children.
3  It is sometimes difficult to reconcile science and religion.
4  Nothing could ever again reconcile him to his enemy.
5  I reconciled the dispute among the boys.
6  He became reconciled to the loss of his wife.
7  He was denied his dying wish to be reconciled with his son.
8  The possibility remains that the two theories may be reconciled.
9  After the spate of angry words that came pouring out of him, Mary was sure they would never be reconciled.
Classic Sentence: (65 in 5 pages)
1  I would reconcile him to life, but he repulses the idea.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
2  Miss Steele was the least discomposed of the three, by their presence; and it was in their power to reconcile her to it entirely.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36
3  I had been unhappy in trying it; I could not endure my own solitary wisdom; I could not reconcile it with her former appeal to me as my child-wife.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. DOMESTIC
4  But he talked to them, simply trying to reconcile and soften their differences.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 13
5  Most difficult of all in this position was the fact that he could not in any way connect and reconcile his past with what was now.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 21
6  It required a longer time, however, than Mrs. Norris was inclined to allow, to reconcile Fanny to the novelty of Mansfield Park, and the separation from everybody she had been used to.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
7  His going, though only eight miles, will be an unwelcome contraction of our family circle; but I should have been deeply mortified if any son of mine could reconcile himself to doing less.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
8  A great deal of good sense followed on Sir Thomas's side, tending to reconcile his wife to the arrangement.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
9  If he really sought to reconcile himself like a dutiful branch, he must be forgiven for having dismembered himself from the paternal tree.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 14
10  Even the high pay cannot reconcile me to the discomforts of my situation.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST
11  For a long time he could not reconcile himself to the idea that he was one of those same retired Moscow gentlemen-in-waiting he had so despised seven years before.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I
12  He could not reconcile the charming impression he had of Natasha, whom he had known from a child, with this new conception of her baseness, folly, and cruelty.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XIX
13  She was continually tormented by jealousy of her daughter, and now that jealousy concerned a subject near to her own heart, she could not reconcile herself to the idea.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER VII
14  But Pacuvius Calavius, who at this time filled the office of chief magistrate, perceiving the danger, took upon himself to reconcile the contending factions.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XLVII.
15  He that can reconcile blows and reverence, may, for aught I know, desire for his pains, a civil, respectful cudgeling where-ever he can meet with it.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX