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

  Reconcile \Rec"on*cile`\ (-s?l`), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Reconciled (-s?ld`); p. pr. & vb. n. Reconciling.] [F.
     r['e]concilier, L. reconciliare; pref. re- re- + conciliare
     to bring together, to unite. See Conciliate.]
     1. To cause to be friendly again; to conciliate anew; to
        restore to friendship; to bring back to harmony; to cause
        to be no longer at variance; as, to reconcile persons who
        have quarreled.
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              Propitious now and reconciled by prayer. --Dryden.
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              The church [if defiled] is interdicted till it be
              reconciled [i.e., restored to sanctity] by the
              bishop.                               --Chaucer.
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              We pray you . . . be ye reconciled to God. --2 Cor.
                                                    v. 20.
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     2. To bring to acquiescence, content, or quiet submission;
        as, to reconcile one's self to affictions.
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     3. To make consistent or congruous; to bring to agreement or
        suitableness; -- followed by with or to.
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              The great men among the ancients understood how to
              reconcile manual labor with affairs of state.
                                                    --Locke.
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              Some figures monstrous and misshaped appear,
              Considered singly, or beheld too near;
              Which, but proportioned to their light or place,
              Due distance reconciles to form and grace. --Pope.
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     4. To adjust; to settle; as, to reconcile differences.
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     Syn: To reunite; conciliate; placate; propitiate; pacify;
          appease.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  reconciling
      adj 1: tending to reconcile or accommodate; bringing into
             harmony [syn: accommodative, reconciling]

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