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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To coax or cajole with flattery.
  • intransitive verb To use flattery.

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  • verb To flatter
  • verb To persuade using flattery

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering

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