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Related to propitiator: propitiatory


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.
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Miserable little propitiators of a remorseless Idol, how abject we were to him!
The inquiry established that one bank account titled A-One International, a sole propitiator firm, at the Summit Bank Limited's Khayaban-i-Tanzeem branch, purportedly in name of Tariq Sultan, was fraudulently opened by using his computerised national identity card.
It is clear throughout all of it, the reference to Nothingness as a disabler of all certainty, as propitiator of everything we see and don't see.