One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘concessions were made to conciliate the peasantry’
appease, placate, pacify, mollify, propitiate, assuage, calm down, soothe, humour, reconcile, disarm, win over, make peace with
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2‘he sought to conciliate in the dispute’
mediate, act as a peacemaker, act as a mediator, arbitrate, make peace, restore harmony, reconcile differences, clear the air
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