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To this blandishment they were never averse or inaccessible, and Gerald inherited the trait in all its strength.
GERALD FITZGERALDCHARLES JAMES LEVER
He tried every persuasion and blandishment in his power, but she still remained obstinate.
MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF ANCIENT GREECE AND ROMEE.M. BERENS
A sort of frozen blandishment on these occasions smoothed his proud face as he stood, with his lady beside him, to receive them.
THE VICAR OF WREXHILLMRS [FRANCES] TROLLOPE
These men, who had bravely faced persecution, were at last overcome by blandishment.
SKETCHES OF THE COVENANTERSJ. C. MCFEETERS
"Come near; I will not hurt you," urged Caius, helpless to do aught but offer blandishment.
THE MERMAIDLILY DOUGALL
In vain did the Professor try argument and blandishment to remove his scruples of conscience.
THE FUNNY PHILOSOPHERSGEORGE YELLOTT
It was his belief in the absolute newness of blandishment to Elfride which had constituted her primary charm.
A PAIR OF BLUE EYESTHOMAS HARDY
And another is the blandishment and trickery of the steamship agent.
CHARITIES AND THE COMMONS: THE PITTSBURGH SURVEY, PART I: THE PEOPLEVARIOUS
Mrs. Molineux was proof against this blandishment, and Bella had to go.
A TERRIBLE TEMPTATIONCHARLES READE
I have never in my experience seen such an example of the blandishment of wealth.
PARADISE GARDENGEORGE GIBBS
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WORDS RELATED TO BLANDISHMENT

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