Conciliate – End a disagreement with someone
To remember the definition of the word conciliate, use the following mnemonic:
The con went silly and ate (conciliate) his mate's biscuits, so the prison guard was brought in to end the disagreement.
Examples of conciliate in a sentence
She was able to conciliate the two sides and bring the industrial dispute to an end.
Edward hoped still to conciliate the nobles and gain Scotland.
Before the court hearing, there was an attempt to conciliate the couple, but they couldn't agree.