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verb as in get on the good side of someone


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Example Sentences

Whatever his background, Peltz allegedly managed to ingratiate himself with Hammond, who started at Bloomberg in 2015.

I attempted to ingratiate myself, politely stood up to her and let the tears fall as she insulted me.

Perhaps he hopes to ingratiate himself with the Taliban as US and Western influence wanes.

What motivated that leak though was a need to ingratiate himself to the people of Hong Kong and China.

They ingratiate themselves with the Nationalists instead of supporting their own.

“We tried incredibly hard to ingratiate ourselves to Sarah Palin and her family,” said Broomfield in an interview.

Patricia Kluge tried to ingratiate herself with her neighbor the queen, but was continually snubbed.

De Luynes presented her at court with instructions to ingratiate herself with the queen—Anne of Austria—and the king.

I did my utmost to ingratiate myself with her, for I knew that if any one could obtain the information I required she would do so.

In my opinion, you came simply to ingratiate yourself with Mr. Murray, and your conduct to-day has proved it.

He would show an interest in the family and ingratiate himself in that way; he would be asking after the children next.

He felt that he was taking an unreasoning dislike for the apologising Thomas, so anxious to ingratiate himself.

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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ingratiate, such as: flatter, attract, blandish, captivate, charm, and crawl.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.