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