A Word A Day : ingratiating

Tuesday, 24th June 2008 : Today's Word is ...

ingratiating :

Definition :

adjective :

1. charming, agreeable, pleasing

2. deliberately meant to gain favor

3. establishing (oneself) in the favor or good graces of others, esp. by deliberate effort

Related Forms :

ingratiate : verb

ingratiation : noun

ingratiatory : adjective

usages :

  • an ingratiating manner

  • He ingratiated himself with all the guests.

  • She quickly sought to ingratiate herself with the new administration.

  • Print is not as ingratiating as television.

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