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synonyms for ingratiate

  • flatter
  • attract
  • blandish
  • captivate
  • charm
  • crawl
  • grovel
  • kowtow
  • truckle
  • brownnose
  • get in with
  • hand a line
  • insinuate oneself
  • play up to
  • seek favor
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antonyms for ingratiate

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  • offend
  • repel
  • repulse
  • deter
  • disgust
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How to use ingratiate in a sentence

Whatever his background, Peltz allegedly managed to ingratiate himself with Hammond, who started at Bloomberg in 2015.
INSIDER TRADING INDICTMENT HIGHLIGHTS CONTACTS WITH BLOOMBERG REPORTERERIK WEMPLEAPRIL 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I attempted to ingratiate myself, politely stood up to her and let the tears fall as she insulted me.
MISS MANNERS: GET OUT OF DODGE BEFORE THE ABUSIVE MOTHER-IN-LAW VISITSJUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
De Luynes presented her at court with instructions to ingratiate herself with the queen—Anne of Austria—and the king.
WOMEN OF MODERN FRANCEHUGO P. THIEME
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.
HURRICANE HURRYW.H.G. KINGSTON
In my opinion, you came simply to ingratiate yourself with Mr. Murray, and your conduct to-day has proved it.
LITTLE FOLKS (NOVEMBER 1884)VARIOUS
He would show an interest in the family and ingratiate himself in that way; he would be asking after the children next.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
He felt that he was taking an unreasoning dislike for the apologising Thomas, so anxious to ingratiate himself.
MRS. VANDERSTEIN'S JEWELSMRS. CHARLES BRYCE
He knew very well how to ingratiate himself with the man,—there was no difficulty about that.
A MORTAL ANTIPATHYOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
Willing to ingratiate himself with persons of interest in this Country; and likes talk, even with Jesuits of discernment.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
Neither would he permit the army contractors to ingratiate themselves with him by presents, returning everything thus sent him.
THE BAY STATE MONTHLY, VOLUME 1, ISSUE 5, MAY, 1884VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO INGRATIATE

  • curry favor
  • edge in
  • fill in
  • foist
  • get in with
  • horn in
  • infiltrate
  • infuse
  • ingratiate
  • inject
  • insert
  • instill
  • intercalate
  • interject
  • interpose
  • introduce
  • muscle in
  • slip in
  • wedge in
  • work in
  • worm in
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