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  • 1 Propitious — Pro*pi tious, a. [L. propitius, perhaps originally a term of augury meaning, flying forward (pro) or well; cf. Skr. pat to fly, E. petition, feather.] [1913 Webster] 1. Convenient; auspicious; favorable; kind; as, a propitious season; a… …

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  • 2 To make good — Good Good, a. [Compar. {Better}; superl. {Best}. These words, though used as the comparative and superlative of good, are from a different root.] [AS. G[=o]d, akin to D. goed, OS. g[=o]d, OHG. guot, G. gut, Icel. g[=o][eth]r, Sw. & Dan. god, Goth …

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  • 3 To make the face to shine upon — Shine Shine, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Shone} (? or ?; 277) (archaic {Shined}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Shining}.] [OE. shinen, schinen, AS. sc[=i]nan; akin to D. schijnen, OFries. sk[=i]na, OS. & OHG. sc[=i]nan, G. scheinen, Icel. sk[=i]na, Sw. skina, Dan.… …

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  • 4 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.… …

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  • 5 Propitiated — 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… …

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  • 6 Propitiating — 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… …

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  • 7 propitiate — I. v. a. Conciliate, appease, pacify, reconcile, gain the favor of, make propitious, make favorable. II. v. n. Atone, make propitiation, satisfy …

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  • 8 -ate — [From the L. suffix atus, the past participle ending of verbs of the 1st conj.] 1. As an ending of participles or participial adjectives it is equivalent to ed; as, situate or situated; animate or animated. [1913 Webster] 2. As the ending of a… …

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  • 9 appease — v. a. 1. Pacify, calm, quiet, soothe, tranquillize, allay, assuage, mollify, alleviate, mitigate, abate, ease, compose, still, hush, lull, dull, quell, blunt, temper, attemper, lessen, qualify. 2. Propitiate, reconcile, satisfy, placate, make… …

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  • 10 Propitiatory — Pro*pi ti*a*to*ry, a. [L. propitiatorius: cf. F. propitiatoire.] Having the power to make propitious; pertaining to, or employed in, propitiation; expiatory; as, a propitiatory sacrifice. Sharp. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 Propitiously — Propitious Pro*pi tious, a. [L. propitius, perhaps originally a term of augury meaning, flying forward (pro) or well; cf. Skr. pat to fly, E. petition, feather.] [1913 Webster] 1. Convenient; auspicious; favorable; kind; as, a propitious season;… …

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  • 12 Propitiousness — Propitious Pro*pi tious, a. [L. propitius, perhaps originally a term of augury meaning, flying forward (pro) or well; cf. Skr. pat to fly, E. petition, feather.] [1913 Webster] 1. Convenient; auspicious; favorable; kind; as, a propitious season;… …

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  • 13 Info-gap decision theory — is a non probabilistic decision theory that seeks to optimize robustness to failure – or opportuneness for windfall – under severe uncertainty,[1][2] in particular applying sensitivity analysis of the stability radius type[3] to perturbations in… …

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  • 14 Potato — Irish potato redirects here. For the confectionery, see Irish potato candy. For other uses, see Potato (disambiguation). Potato …

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  • 15 religion — religionless, adj. /ri lij euhn/, n. 1. a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, esp. when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and… …

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  • 16 favorable — favorable, benign, auspicious, propitious mean being of good omen or presaging a happy or successful outcome. Favorable implies that the persons or circumstances involved tend to assist in attaining one s ends persons by being kindly disposed or… …

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  • 17 Propitiation — In Christianity, Propitiation is a theological term denoting that by which God is rendered propitious, i.e., that satisfaction or appeasement by which it becomes consistent with His character and government to pardon and bless sinners. The… …

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  • 18 Cylinder of Nabonidus — The Nabonidus Cylinder. The Nabonidus Cylinder from Sippar is a long text in which king Nabonidus of Babylonia (556 539 BC) describes how he repaired three temples: the sanctuary of the moon god Sin in Harran, the sanctuary of the warrior goddess …

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  • 19 Nyatapola — temple Nyatapola Temple is a 5 story pagoda located in Bhaktapur, Nepal. The temple was erected by Nepali King Bhupatindra Malla during a 5 month period from late 1701 into 1702. It is the temple of Siddha Laxmi, the Hindu goddess of… …

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  • 20 present — I. a. 1. At hand, not absent, near, not away. 2. Instant, current, existing, not past nor future. 3. Quick in emergencies, ready, at hand. 4. Instant, immediate. 5. Propitious, attentive, favorable. 6. Favorably attentive, not heedless,… …

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