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Word: blandishment

Definition: flattery


More Vocab Words

::: quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
::: illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
::: adamant - hard; inflexible
::: impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
::: paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
::: propensity - natural inclination
::: condign - adequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved
::: wisp - small bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)
::: integrity - honesty; uprightness; wholeness; state of being whole and undivided; completeness
::: spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth