ower; to gain from a state of hostility; to gain the good will or favor of; to make friendly; to mollify; to propitiate; to appease.

The rapacity of his father's administration had excited such universal discontent, that it was found expedient to conciliate the nation.

Syn. — To reconcile; propitiate; appease; pacify.

(Con*cil`i*a"tion) n. [L. conciliatio.] The act or process of conciliating; the state of being conciliated.

The house has gone further; it has declared conciliation admissible previous to any submission on the part of America.

(Con*cil"i*a*tive) a. Conciliatory. Coleridge.

(Con*cil"i*a`tor) n. [L.] One who conciliates.

(Con*cil"i*a*to*ry) a. Tending to conciliate; pacific; mollifying; propitiating.

The only alternative, therefore, was to have recourse to the conciliatory policy.

(Con*cin"nate) v. t. [L. concinnatus, p. p. of concinnare to concinnate. See Concinnity.] To place fitly together; to adapt; to clear. [Obs.] Holland.

(Con*cin"ni*ty) n. [L. concinnitas, fr. concinnus skillfully put together, beautiful. Of uncertain origin.] Internal harmony or fitness; mutual adaptation of parts; elegance; — used chiefly of style of discourse. [R.]

An exact concinnity and eveness of fancy.

(Con*cin"nous) a. [L. concinnus.] Characterized by concinnity; neat; elegant. [R.]

The most concinnous and most rotund of proffessors, M. Heyne.
De Quiency.

(Con"cio*nate) v. i. [L. concionatus, p. p. of concionari to adress.] To preach. [Obs.] Lithgow.

(Con"cio*na`tor) n. [L.]

1. An haranguer of the people; a preacher.

2. (Old Law) A common councilman. [Obs.]

(Con"cio*na`to*ry) a. Of or pertaining to preaching or public addresses. [Obs.] Howell.

(Con*cise") a. [L. concisus cut off, short, p. p. of concidere to cut to pieces; con- + caedere to cut; perh. akin to scindere to cleave, and to E. shed, v. t.; cf. F. concis.] Expressing much in a few words; condensed; brief and compacted; — used of style in writing or speaking.

The concise style, which expresseth not enough, but leaves somewhat to be understood.
B. Jonson.

Where the author is . . . too brief and concise, amplify a little.
I. Watts.

Syn. — Laconic; terse; brief; short; compendious; summary; succinct. See Laconic, and Terse.

(Con*cise"ly), adv. In a concise manner; briefly.

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