Definition of Propitiate. Meaning of Propitiate. Synonyms of Propitiate

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Definition of Propitiate

Propitiate
Propitiate Pro*pi"ti*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Propitiated; p. pr. & vb. n. Propitiating.] [L. propitiatus, p. p. of propitiare to propitiate, fr. propitius favorable. See Propitious.] To appease to render favorable; to make propitious; to conciliate. Let fierce Achilles, dreadful in his rage, The god propitiate, and the pest assuage. --Pope.
Propitiate
Propitiate Pro*pi"ti*ate, v. i. To make propitiation; to atone.

Meaning of Propitiate from wikipedia

- Propitiation, also called by some expiation, is the act of appeasing or making well-disposed a deity, thus incurring divine favor or avoiding divine retribution...
- following seven sections: Preface Introductions Orientation Creation Propitiation Contemplation Epilogue Kalam was born in 1931, the son of a little-educated...
- zodiac—Scorpio (Vrichchhika)—and there is a full moon. Hindus are expected to propitiate the ancestors in the first half, during the dark fortnight. When the legendary...
- village priest(called Pahan) offers germinated grains and liquor in propitiation to the deity who grants wealth and children. A fowl is also killed and...
- Jesus' death and resurrection. His death was an expiation as well as a propitiation, and by Christ's blood peace is made between God and man. By grace, through...
- practised along with nat worship, which involves elaborate rituals to propitiate one from a pantheon of 37 nats. In a traditional village, the monastery...
- humans to a higher purpose, in particular divine beings, as an act of propitiation or worship. The Latin term sacrificium (a sacrifice) derived from Latin...
- dwellings. At Samhain, it was believed that the Aos Sí needed to be propitiated to ensure that the people and their livestock survived the winter. Offerings...
- Payovrata is the vrata or penance observed by Goddess Aditi to propitiate Lord Vishnu. It is usually observed for 12 days, and during that time the devotee...
- administer religious rites; in particular, rites of sacrifice to, and propitiation of, a deity or deities. Their office or position is the priesthood, a...
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