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ingratiating

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  • v  gain favor with somebody by deliberate efforts
  • s  capable of winning favor
    with open arms and an ingratiating smile
  • s  calculated to please or gain favor
    a smooth ingratiating manner

  • In the years since, he has become more confident and to Westerners decidedly less ingratiating.
  • Charm is not part of his presentation of selfhe makes no effort to be ingratiating.
  • In the years since, he has become more confident and to Westerners decidedly less ingratiating.
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  • Barney Frank in Politico
    I am appalled that a leader of the House, who must know what good work is done by our staffs, would take such an inaccurate cheap shot at these people, for the purpose of ingratiating himself with bankers or any other group,Frank wrote.
  • Barack Obama in VDARE.com
    Obama writes: "I ceased to advertise my mother's race at the age of 12 or 13, when I began to suspect that by doing so I was ingratiating myself to whites."
  • Ricky Gervais in United Press International
    In his initial open letter, Gervais complained to Obama that "one of your flock has strayed" and "is out and about ingratiating herself with the Great British public."

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