verb (used with object), pro·pi·ti·at·ed, pro·pi·ti·at·ing.
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And when those two brothers had arrived there, they began a course of fasting and asceticism to propitiate her.The Kath Sarit Sgara|Somadeva Bhatta
"A cantankerous old woman," I remember he had called her on that occasion, and had made no further effort to propitiate her.Esther|Rosa Nouchette Carey
While, to propitiate intending settlers, he said he had been to Greenland, and so the land got a sunny name.
I was told it was a cholera goddess, and the dancing was to propitiate her and drive cholera out of the village.From Edinburgh to India & Burmah|William G. Burn Murdoch
To propitiate the Medicine, every attention is lavished, and every personal consideration is sacrificed. 'Oregon and Eldorado|Thomas Bulfinch