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- adj. Sweet-speaking; persuasive; seductive.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Sweet speaking; persuasive; seductive.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Speaking sweetly, softly, or winningly.
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The cast includes a seasoned drunk, a honey-tongued scandalmonger, a veteran who can never quite synchronise lines and moves, and a fretful worrier anxiously seeking the motivation for every piece of comic business.
The official use of GM crops was most likely a panic reaction to the real threat of starvation, governments desparately accepting a magic silver bullet sold by honey-tongued agribusiness moguls.
I don't disagree, I just think the honey-tongued are inspired by those with a gut full of bile.
She sounded surprised, either at the fact or that she was giving it voice: Gilbert had gotten under the skin of the honey-tongued tigress.
He was courteous, honey-tongued — an adept in fascinating arts.
Francis Meres said (in 1598), "the sweet witty soul of Ovid lives in mellifluous & honey-tongued Shakespeare," and "as Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy and tragedy among the Latins: so Shakespeare among the English."
At thirty, however, I'd revolted: wild horses couldn't have dragged me to witness his wedding to the sharp-eyed honey-tongued Moira, his fifth choice.
It is a perpetual delight to see Filmer put down his _Daily E.press_ and with the veins bulging out from his forehead say, "That accurate and careful financier who has so immeasurably raised the status of the Chancellorship of the E.chequer"; or to hear Chalmers remark, "Sad would it be if that most honey-tongued and softhearted of politicians, dear F.E. SMITH, should have his life ended by a British bayonet."
Crac_, a native of the land of white-liars and honey-tongued gentlemen
In "Venus and Adonis", honey-tongued Shakespeare writes of a
Shakespeare and Precious Stones Treating of the Known References of Precious Stones in Shakespeare's Works, with Comments as to the Origin of His Material, the Knowledge of the Poet Concerning Precious Stones, and References as to Where the Precious Stones of His Time Came from