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ingratiation

See definition of ingratiation on Dictionary.com
  • as inblarney
  • as inflattery

synonyms for ingratiation

  • adulation
  • baloney
  • blandishment
  • cajolery
  • coaxing
  • compliments
  • exaggeration
  • eyewash
  • fawning
  • honey
  • incense
  • oil
  • overpraise
  • wheedling
  • a line
  • inveiglement
  • soft soap
  • soft words
  • sweet-talk
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How to use ingratiation in a sentence

They are ingratiating and earnest, with no anger and no edge.
ART HAS BEEN BRUTALIZED BY TECH’S GIANTS. HOW CAN IT SURVIVE?KONSTANTIN KAKAESDECEMBER 23, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Therefore, ingratiating itself into the entrepreneurial portion of any burgeoning star’s career could prove a windfall for NBCUniversal.
NBCUNIVERSAL AND VOLITION BEAUTY SIGN MULTI-YEAR DEAL TO CO-CREATE PRODUCTSEMMA SANDLERNOVEMBER 19, 2020DIGIDAY
He had prepared himself to be ingratiating; but he realized that ingratiation was not a successful line to pursue with dragons.
THE HEATHER-MOONC. N. WILLIAMSON AND A. M. WILLIAMSON
For Gordy, when absolutely forced to face an unknown woman, could bring to the encounter a certain bluff ingratiation.
THE DARK FLOWERJOHN GALSWORTHY
He petted her, and she slid into his arms with a child-like ingratiation that made his heart swell with pity.
WE CAN'T HAVE EVERYTHINGRUPERT HUGHES
The qualities of ingratiation and friendliness departed from M. Garfunkel's smile, leaving it wholly apologetic.
POTASH & PERLMUTTERMONTAGUE GLASS
He could not resist her beauty, her warmth, her ingratiation.
WE CAN'T HAVE EVERYTHINGRUPERT HUGHES
It was as if she were amused, not absent-minded nor yet a prey to the feminine immorality of ingratiation.
ROMANCE ISLANDZONA GALE
The woman shifted her position, and changed her tone to one of cunning ingratiation.
OUT OF THE ASHESETHEL WATTS MUMFORD
A hansom cab offers peculiar facilities for the aforesaid process of ingratiation.
THE MORALS OF MARCUS ORDEYNEWILLIAM J. LOCKE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INGRATIATION

  • a line
  • adulation
  • baloney
  • blandishment
  • cajolery
  • coaxing
  • compliments
  • exaggeration
  • eyewash
  • fawning
  • honey
  • incense
  • ingratiation
  • inveiglement
  • oil
  • overpraise
  • soft soap
  • soft words
  • sweet-talk
  • wheedling
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.