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  • as inmisrepresent
  • as insweet-talk
  • as incoax

synonyms for blarneying

  • confuse
  • cover up
  • disguise
  • distort
  • exaggerate
  • falsify
  • misinterpret
  • misstate
  • overstate
  • skew
  • adulterate
  • angle
  • beard
  • belie
  • blarney
  • cheese
  • cloak
  • color
  • con
  • dress
  • embellish
  • embroider
  • equivocate
  • garble
  • mangle
  • mask
  • overdraw
  • palter
  • pervert
  • pirate
  • prevaricate
  • promote
  • puff
  • slant
  • snow
  • stretch
  • twist
  • warp
  • blow smoke
  • build up
  • miscolor
  • misreport
  • phony up
  • trump up
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antonyms for blarneying

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  • leave alone
  • represent
  • reveal
  • straighten
  • uncover
  • discourage
  • repel
  • repulse
  • turn off
  • disenchant
  • disgust
  • dissuade
  • please
  • allow
  • not care
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How to use blarneying in a sentence

It was Mickey in the yard below, blarneying with the milk boy.
THE WHITE SHIELDMYRTLE REED
He looked every whit as Irish as his name, and he was scolding and blarneying the birds by turn.
LEERIERUTH SAWYER
Don hasn't forgotten his blarneying ways, either;—just the same lad who went away from us so many months ago.
DONALD MCELROY, SCOTCH IRISHMANWILLIE WALKER CALDWELL
They did fairly well at settling line fences, drinking sweet cider, and blarneying with insurgents.
THE COUNTRY-LIFE MOVEMENT IN THE UNITED STATESL.H. BAILEY
What a good thing it is that I know exactly how to take this laughing, blarneying, incorrigible Irishman!
MISS MILLION'S MAIDBERTHA RUCK
Some have furloughs, and start at once for home, sometimes amid great chaffing and blarneying.
COMPLETE PROSE WORKSWALT WHITMAN
Moore's bow over it was positively blarneying in its deference.
THE COLONEL OF THE RED HUZZARSJOHN REED SCOTT
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