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Origin of propitiatory
OTHER WORDS FROM propitiatorypro·pi·ti·a·to·ri·ly, adverbun·pro·pi·ti·a·to·ry, adjective
Words nearby propitiatory
Example sentences from the Web for propitiatory
I was quite sure, on the contrary, that they were intended as a propitiatory offering.
Nor is it solely to human beings that dogs use such propitiatory actions.Introduction to the Science of Sociology|Robert E. Park
All that particularly stood out was that the propitiatory offering would have to be some cherished enjoyment.The Tragic Muse|Henry James
We may note here the euphemistic tendency to call powerful spirits by propitiatory names.The Sources and Analogues of 'A Midsummer-night's Dream'|Compiled by Frank Sidgwick
The propitiatory formulas most in vogue are still such as carry or imply an invidious comparison.The Theory of the Leisure Class|Thorstein Veblen