01. It is difficult to [reconcile] his religious beliefs with his playboy lifestyle.
02. It can be difficult for many parents to [reconcile] the demands of a career and a family.
03. The union is working with administrators in an attempt to [reconcile] their two very different agendas in a way that is acceptable to both parties.
04. He has [reconciled] with his ex-wife, and they are now seeing a marriage counselor in order to settle their differences.
05. I have had to [reconcile] myself to renting a house because we simply can't afford to buy our own home.
06. She isn't happy about it, but has [reconciled] herself to it.
07. Their [reconciliation] took her friends by surprise because they thought she would never speak to him again after he cheated on her.
08. She [reconciled] with her estranged father in the weeks before the old man's death.
09. Florentine painter Paolo Uccello was famous for his attempts to [reconcile] the different artistic traditions of the late Gothic and early Renaissance periods in his works.
10. In the 1400s, St. Thomas Aquinas attempted to [reconcile] the two great streams of the Western tradition in his teaching and his writings.
11. The Pope's visit to former concentration camps in Poland was an important step in the process of [reconciliation] between Jews and Catholics.
12. Jimmy Carter once observed that, in international conflicts, there should always be an honest attempt at the [reconciliation] of differences before resorting to combat.
13. Corazon Aquino once said that [reconciliation] should be accompanied by justice, otherwise it will not last.
14. South Korean President Kim Dae-jung won the Nobel Peace Prize on October 13, 2000, for his efforts toward [reconciliation] with North Korea.
15. France's [reconciliation] and cooperation with Germany have proved central to the economic integration of Europe.

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  • Reconcile — Rec on*cile ( s?l ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reconciled} ( s?ld ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Reconciling}.] [F. r[ e]concilier, L. reconciliare; pref. re re + conciliare to bring together, to unite. See {Conciliate}.] 1. To cause to be friendly again; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reconcile — rec·on·cile / re kən ˌsīl/ vb ciled, cil·ing vt 1 a: to restore to harmony reconciled the parties reconciled the marriage b: to bring to resolution …   Law dictionary

  • reconcile to — [phrasal verb] reconcile (someone) to (something) : to cause (someone) to accept (something unpleasant) He eventually became reconciled to his position in life. I reconciled myself to the loss. • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • reconcile — [v1] make peace; adjust accommodate, accord, accustom, appease, arbitrate, arrange, assuage, attune, bring together, bring to terms, bury the hatchet*, come together, compose, conciliate, conform, cool*, coordinate, fit, fix up, get together on,… …   New thesaurus

  • reconcile — ► VERB 1) restore friendly relations between. 2) make or show to be compatible. 3) (reconcile to) make (someone) accept (a disagreeable thing). DERIVATIVES reconcilable adjective reconciliation noun. ORIGIN …   English terms dictionary

  • Reconcile — Rec on*cile , v. i. To become reconciled. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reconcile — (v.) c.1300, of persons, from L. reconcilare to bring together again, from re again (see RE (Cf. re )) + concilare make friendly (see CONCILIATE (Cf. conciliate)). Reflexive sense is recorded from 1530s. Meaning to make (discordant facts or… …   Etymology dictionary

  • reconcile — conform, accommodate, adjust, *adapt Analogous words: harmonize, accord, square, *agree: *correct, rectify, amend, revise …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • reconcile — [rek′ən sīl΄] vt. reconciled, reconciling [ME reconsilen < OFr reconcilier < L reconciliare: see RE & CONCILIATE] 1. to make friendly again or win over to a friendly attitude 2. to settle (a quarrel, difference, etc.) 3. to make (arguments …   English World dictionary

  • reconcile — UK [ˈrekənsaɪl] / US [ˈrekənˌsaɪl] verb Word forms reconcile : present tense I/you/we/they reconcile he/she/it reconciles present participle reconciling past tense reconciled past participle reconciled 1) [transitive] to find a way to make ideas …   English dictionary

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