reconcile
[ rek-uhn-sahyl ]
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Part of Speech verb
Origin + Etymology
late Middle English from Old French reconcilier or Latin reconciliare, from Latin re- "back" (also expressing intensive force) + conciliare "bring together"
Synonyms
  • appease harmonize reunite resolve
Antonyms
  • agitate incite irritate
Definition
to bring into agreement or harmony; make compatible or consistent
Example
A) She wished to reconcile with her estranged sister, which would require her to unpack years of hurt. B) They are so angry at each other that they will probably never reconcile.
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