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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Propitiate \Pro*pi"ti*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Propitiated; p. pr. & vb. n. Propitiating.] [L. propitiatus, p. p. of propitiare to propitiate, fr. propitius favorable. See Propitious.] To appease to render favorable; to make propitious; to conciliate. [1913 Webster] Let fierce Achilles, dreadful in his rage, The god propitiate, and the pest assuage. --Pope. [1913 Webster]