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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To win confidence or good graces for oneself.

Usage examples (30)
  • [Politicians] ...appeal to people's prejudices and passions, they incite their expectations by making reckless promises, they endeavor to ingratiate themselves with the...
  • "ingratiate" himself with high-ranking people in the Government of
  • Neither his wish to ingratiate himself with the Elector
  • If you don't do that, then you can never ingratiate them. for more
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