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Blandish  v. t.  (past & past part. blandished; pres. part. blandishing)  
To flatter with kind words or affectionate actions; to caress; to cajole.
To make agreeable and enticing. "Mustering all her wiles, With blandished parleys."

Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48

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"Blandish" Quotes from Famous Books

... constrain'd flow'd from unwilling eyes. Soon as the mother's feelings softening seem To melt in extreme fondness; Procne quits The sight, and to her sister's face reverts Again her visage; then on each in turn Full bent her view, she cries;—"Must one me melt "With blandish'd soothings? Must the other mute, "With tongue dismember'd stand? Must he exclaim "O, mother!—she, O, sister! never more? "To what a spouse, Pandion's daughter, see "Art thou, degenerate wife, conjoin'd! ...
— The Metamorphoses of Publius Ovidus Naso in English blank verse Vols. I & II • Ovid

Words linked to "Blandish" :   flatter, toady, butter up, fawn, bootlick, praise, blandishment, truckle, brown-nose, disparage, suck up, adulate

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