This last with a propitiatory little smile toward her which she disdained to answer.
Like many a man before him and after, Smith casts about for a propitiatory wonder.
He coughed a propitiatory cough and looked round the Sawdust Pile appraisingly.
They are used by the Nambūtiri in propitiatory ceremonies to that god.
The banquet may have been intended as some propitiatory feast in honour of Bel-merodach.
He spoke in his most propitiatory tones, but the committee was still stirred.
First, it was true; and secondly, he was anxious to be propitiatory, for he had a plan to further.
Their presence on the propitiatory was meant to reveal the glory of the gospel.
And the glory shall be upon the propitiatory, in the holy place of thy prayer.
Their methods may be earnest, but they are not propitiatory.
c.1300 (n.) "the mercy seat," from Late Latin propitiatorium (translating Greek hilasterion in Bible); noun use of neuter singular of propitiatorius "atoning, reconciling," from propitiatus, past participle of propitiare (see propitiation). As an adjective in English from 1550s.