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 for conciliate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Conciliate \Con*cil"i*ate\ (?; 106), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Conciliated; p. pr & vb. n. Conciliating.] [L.
     conciliatus, p. p. of conciliare to draw or bring together,
     unite, from concilium council. See Council.]
     To win ower; to gain from a state of hostility; to gain the
     good will or favor of; to make friendly; to mollify; to
     propitiate; to appease.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The rapacity of his father's administration had excited
           such universal discontent, that it was found expedient
           to conciliate the nation.                --Hallam.
  
     Syn: To reconcile; propitiate; appease; pacify.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  conciliate
      v 1: cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of;
           "She managed to mollify the angry customer" [syn: pacify,
           lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify,
           placate, gentle, gruntle]
      2: come to terms; "After some discussion we finally made up"
         [syn: reconcile, patch up, make up, conciliate,
         settle]
      3: make (one thing) compatible with (another); "The scientists
         had to accommodate the new results with the existing
         theories" [syn: accommodate, reconcile, conciliate]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  18 Moby Thesaurus words for "conciliate":
     allay, appease, calm, cool, defuse, dulcify, lay, lay the dust,
     mollify, pacify, placate, pour balm on, propitiate, smooth,
     smooth down, smooth over, soothe, tranquilize
  
  

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