Propitiation

Definition of Propitiation

Pro`pi`ti`a´tion
n.1.
1.The act of appeasing the wrath and conciliating the favor of an offended person; the act of making propitious.
2.(Theol.) That which propitiates; atonement or atoning sacrifice; specifically, the influence or effects of the death of Christ in appeasing the divine justice, and conciliating the divine favor.
He [Jesus Christ] is the propitiation for our sins.
- 1 John ii. 2.

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United Nations troops, amends, appeasement, atonement, calming, compensation, composition, compromise, conciliation, detente, dulcification, easing of relations, expiation, expiatory offering, indemnification, indemnity, making amends, making good, making right, making up, mediation, mollification, pacification, peace offering, peace-keeping force, peacemaking, peacemongering, piaculum, placability, placation, quittance, reclamation, recompense, redemption, redress, relaxation of tension, reparation, restitution, satisfaction, soothing, squaring, tranquilization
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