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Blandishment

Meaning: Flattery intended to persuade

Aug 16, 2016 11:51 IST

Meaning: Flattery intended to persuade

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He expected blandishment from his fellow buddies for the painting he created in his leisure time.

Pronunciation: blan-dish-muh nt

Usage/Example: 1. Since these feudal lords soon grew well accustomed to the blandishment that sprouted from their acquaintances. (Source: Huffington Post)

2. And that little TV blandishment that Stewart could never quite get comfortable with, the “We'll be right back” at the end of a segment? (Source: The Atlantic)

3. He wanted it, and tried every kind of blandishment, bullying and intimidation. (Source: The Commentator)

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