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


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·cil·i·a·to·ry a. Tending to conciliate; pacific; mollifying; propitiating.
    The only alternative, therefore, was to have recourse to the conciliatory policy.   --Prescott.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: making or willing to make concessions; "loneliness tore
             through him...whenever he thought of...even the
             compromising Louis du Tillet" [syn: compromising, flexible]
             [ant: uncompromising]
      2: overcoming animosity or hostility; "spoke in a conciliating
         tone"; "a conciliatory visit" [syn: conciliative] [ant: