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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Flattery designed to gain favor v. - Influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering.

Usage examples (35)
  • He is full of blarney.
  • Noun : a lot of blarney about why he was broke
  • Verb (used with object), verb (used without object) : He blarneys his boss with the most shameless compliments
  • Usually the expression blarney is applied to flattery designed to gain a favor. for more
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