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Word: blandishment

Definition: flattery


More Vocab Words

::: qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
::: smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
::: ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
::: cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
::: expos - \'e public revelation of something discreditable
::: masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
::: jollity - gaiety; cheerfulness; ADJ. jolly: merry; gay
::: vouchsafe - grant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment
::: incubate - hatch; warm (eggs) with the body to promote hatching; maintain at optimal environment conditions for development; be holding in one's body an infection which is going to develop into a disease; N. incubation; CF. incubation:disease
::: spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner