English to Afrikaans Meaning :: propitiate

Propitiate :
versoen
- versoengepaaipropitiatespropitiating
 

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Verb(1) make peace with

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(1) Rituals associated with ploughing and planting of rice during monsoon and then again later at the end of monsoon were occasions to propitiate the gods for a bountiful harvest.(2) Plotinus and Porphyry felt reserve towards participation in sacrifices to propitiate the spirits.(3) Each village has its own shaman to propitiate the spirits that cause illness and accidents, and a priest to perform the village ceremony for the ancestor spirits.(4) Perhaps he offers this volume to propitiate the gods he has deposed.(5) Indigenous peoples across the Americas benefited from tobacco in healing practices and rituals designed to propitiate the gods who controlled the movement of game or the success of a year's crop.(6) Spirit mediums and their adherents built ÔÇÿspirit hutsÔÇÖ near trees that were necessary to propitiate malevolent spirits.(7) The Samhitas are hymns addressed to gods representing the forces of nature, followed by rites and sacrifices to propitiate those gods.(8) I could propitiate a particular deity who is associated with books (for example Thoth, or Ganesha).(9) Since these people used tobacco to propitiate their deities, the herb itself was one of the instruments of godless, false religions.(10) Stravinsky then turned to a pagan rite of a girl dancing herself to death before the elders in order to propitiate the god of spring.(11) All that needed to be done to propitiate God's wrath and save his people from their sins had been accomplished.(12) This being occult worship, they propitiate ghosts as part of their ritual.(13) Unchanging principles were involved - an animal without blemish died in the place of the human sinner to propitiate God's wrath against sin and free the transgressor from guilt and punishment.(14) The haunting became so intense that in 1999 Buddhist monks were invited to the museum to offer foods to propitiate the restless souls of the victims who had been murdered there.(15) the pagans thought it was important to propitiate the gods with sacrifices(16) Moreover, they regarded their coalition partners, the Kadets, as essential propitiators of the officer corps.
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(1) propitiate ::
versoen
Synonyms
Verb
1. appease ::
paai
2. placate ::
paai
3. mollify ::
vermurwen
4. pacify ::
paai
5. make peace with ::
maak vrede met
6. conciliate ::
versoen
7. make amends to ::
goed maak om
8. soothe ::
streel
9. calm ::
kalm
Antonyms
1. anger ::
woede
2. enrage ::
woedend
3. incense ::
speserye
4. infuriate ::
woedend
5. ire ::
ire
6. madden ::
Madden
7. outrage ::
verontwaardiging
Different Forms
propitiate, propitiated, propitiates, propitiating
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