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Reconcile

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RECONCI'LE, L. reconcilio re and concilio con and calo, to call, Gr. The literal sense is to call back into union.

1. To conciliate anew to call back into union and friendship the affections which have been alienated to restore to friendship or favor after estrangement as, to reconcile men or parties that have been at variance.

Go thy way first be reconciled to thy brother - Matthew 5 .

We pray you in Christ's stead, be ye reconciled to God.

2 Corinthians 5 . Ephesians 2 . Colossians 1 .

2. To bring to acquiescence, content or quiet submission with to as, to reconcile one's self to afflictions. It is our duty to be reconciled to the dispensations of Providence.
3. To make consistent or congruous to bring to agreement or suitableness followed by with or to.

The great men among the ancients understood how to reconcile manual labor with affairs of state.

Some figures monstrous and misshap'd appear, considered singly, or beheld too near which but proportion'd to their light and place, due distance reconciles to form and grace.

4. To adjust to settle as, to reconcile differences or quarrels.

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Entry for 'Reconcile'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/r/reconcile.html.

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