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This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

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(verb) to gain or regain the favor or goodwill of; appease

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the Minotaur, a hideous teratoid monster who has to be secreted in a special labyrinth and propitiated with human flesh

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—p.234 Rhetoric and the Math Melodrama (209) by David Foster Wallace
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A propitiatory victim sacrificed so that the world will be bright

—p.179 Literature According to Minou Drouet (172) by Roland Barthes
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Gregor must now try to propitiate his father

—p.128 The Metamorphosis (95) by Franz Kafka
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I propitiated the knife-wielding deities with presents of books.

Referring to her surgeons

—p.120 Knot (117) by Rebecca Solnit
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The emptiness of contact thus has a propitious technical function as a test of the system itself

—p.67 Andante ma non troppo e molto cantabile: (63) by Slavoj Žižek
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3 years ago