Propitiatorily Pro*pi"ti*a*to*ri*ly, adv. By way of propitiation. [1913 Webster]

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  • propitiatorily — See propitiatory. * * * …   Universalium

  • propitiatorily — pro·pi·ti·a·to·ri·ly …   English syllables

  • propitiatorily — prə|pishēə|tōrəlē, prō| , tȯr , li sometimes isē adverb : by way of propiation …   Useful english dictionary

  • propitiatory — propitiatorily, adv. /preuh pish ee euh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. 1. serving or intended to propitiate. 2. making propitiation; conciliatory. n. 3. See mercy seat. [1275 1325; (n.) ME propiciatori the mercy seat < LL propitiatorium (see PROPITIATE …   Universalium

  • propitiatory — adj. serving or intended to propitiate (a propitiatory smile). Derivatives: propitiatorily adv. Etymology: ME f. LL propitiatorius (as PROPITIATE) …   Useful english dictionary

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