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propitiate
American English: /prəˈpɪʃiˌeɪt/
British English: /prəˈpɪʃɪeɪt/

Translation of propitiate in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • to propitiate the gods
    propiciarse la voluntad de los dioses
    Example sentences
    • The Samhitas are hymns addressed to gods representing the forces of nature, followed by rites and sacrifices to propitiate those gods.
    • The death of Christ propitiates God, and the word ‘propitiation’ contains the thought of averting the wrath of God.
    • Plotinus and Porphyry felt reserve towards participation in sacrifices to propitiate the spirits.

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