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[rek-uh n-sil-ee-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
  1. tending to reconcile.
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Origin of reconciliatory

1580–90; < Latin reconciliāt(us) (see reconcile, -ate1) + -ory1
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Historical Examples

  • So saying, she popped her head through the curtains, and bestowed upon me the reconciliatory accolade.

    The Fortunes of Hector O'Halloran, And His Man Mark Antony O'Toole

    W. H. Maxwell

  • Great Britain, indeed, had extended a reconciliatory hand but it was too late.

    The Niagara River

    Archer Butler Hulbert