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kiss and make up

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To become reconciled; forget past animosity: Mandela and his rival Chief Buthelezi, whose followers have been slaughtering one another by the thousands, have kissed and made up (1940s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Settle one's differences, reconcile, as in The two friends decided to kiss and make up. This colloquial expression has largely replaced kiss and be friends, dating from the 1400s. [ Mid-1900s ]
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