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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Speeches, actions, or devices that flatter and tend to coax or cajole.

Usage examples (36)
  • Noun : Our blandishments left him unmoved. We succumbed to the blandishments of tropical living
  • He was offered many blandishments which is to say:
  • One of these jokes, a customary one, was that his wife was neither pretty nor young; one of the "blandishments," I suppose, was an epigram by Sir
  • In this manner protected from the insinuating blandishments of the for more
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