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  • adj. Describing mild, flattering speech


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  • Wilde, scrutinizing them under the unctuous auspices of this same emasculate and blandiloquent mentor.

    Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2 Sexual Inversion

  • Merrylack, do you not call to your mind or your reminiscence or your -- your recollection, a young gentleman, equally comely in his aspect and blandiloquent (ehem!) in his address, who had the misfortune to have his arm severely contused and afflicted by a violent kick from Mr. Mordaunt's horse, even in the yard in which your stables are situated, and who remained for two or three days in your house or tavern or hotel?

    The Disowned — Volume 06


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