propitiator


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pro·pi·ti·ate

 (prō-pĭsh′ē-āt′)
tr.v. pro·pi·ti·at·ed, pro·pi·ti·at·ing, pro·pi·ti·ates
To gain or regain the goodwill or favor of; appease: propitiate the gods with a sacrifice.

[Latin propitiāre, propitiāt-, from propitius, propitious; see propitious.]

pro·pi′ti·a·ble (-pĭsh′ē-ə-bəl, -pĭsh′ə-bəl) adj.
pro·pi′ti·a′tive adj.
pro·pi′ti·a′tor n.
References in classic literature ?
Miserable little propitiators of a remorseless Idol, how abject we were to him
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We must speak technically because of certain carping critics: faith is truly righteousness because it is obedience to the gospel Our good works of obedience to the law can be pleasing to God only because this obedience to the Gospel takes hold of Christ, the propitiator, and is reckoned for righteousness (Rom.