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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·cil·i·ate /kənˈsɪliˌet/
 (vt.)安撫,馴服,懷柔,調和

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·cil·i·ate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Conciliated; p. pr & vb. n. Conciliating.]  To win ower; to gain from a state of hostility; to gain the good will or favor of; to make friendly; to mollify; to propitiate; to appease.
    The rapacity of his father's administration had excited such universal discontent, that it was found expedient to conciliate the nation.   --Hallam.
 Syn: -- To reconcile; propitiate; appease; pacify.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 conciliate
      v 1: cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of;
           "She managed to mollify the angry customer" [syn: pacify,
            lenify, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle,
            gruntle]
      2: come to terms; "After some discussion we finally made up"
         [syn: reconcile, patch up, make up, settle]
      3: make compatible with; "The scientists had to accommodate the
         new results with the existing theories" [syn: accommodate,
          reconcile]