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Sample sentences for the GRE study word conciliatory

conciliatory can be used as a adj

1.At length he made another attempt and rubbing his hands together, said, in his most conciliatory tone. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
2.Joe, who had ventured into the kitchen after me as the dustpan had retired before us, drew the back of his hand across his nose with a conciliatory air, when Mrs. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
3.And I do not think it of light importance that he should have attentive and conciliatory manners towards everybody, especially towards those to whom he owes his preferment. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
4.Next morning a council was held, in which it was decided, that before resorting to forcible measures kind and conciliatory overtures should first be made to king Ates in order to induce him to resign the Golden Fleece. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
5.If she does not speak to him, he should not frighten her, but should ask her the same thing again and again in a conciliatory manner. - from The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana by Vatsyayana
6.She should not use abusive language towards him, but rebuke him with conciliatory words, whether he be in the company of friends or alone. - from The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana by Vatsyayana
7.At this time, the lover should attempt to reconcile her with conciliatory words, and should take her up carefully and place her on her bed. - from The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana by Vatsyayana
8.After a time, when she thinks that the conciliatory words and actions of her lover have reached their utmost, she should then embrace him, talking to him with harsh and reproachful words, but at the same time showing a loving desire for congress. - from The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana by Vatsyayana

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