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From Latin conciliātus, perfect passive participle of conciliō (“I unite”), from concilium (“council, meeting”).
Latin conciliāre conciliāt- from concilium meeting kelə-2 in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
He apparently tried to conciliate his father-in-law in the hope of bringing him into the League of Augsburg.
To conciliate the revolutionary his offers were contemptuously refused.
He certainly failed to conciliate the new king Frederick William; and thus ended Mirabeau's one attempt at diplomacy.
He promoted the amalgamation of the different races, and sought to conciliate the Portuguese by the confidence he reposed in them.
Further to conciliate the Romans and especially Sulla,he sent to the Capitol a group of Victories guarding a device in gold showing Bocchus handing over Jugurtha to Sulla.
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