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blandish

Definitions of blandish
  1. verb
    praise somewhat dishonestly
    synonyms: flatter
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    Antonyms:
    belittle, disparage, pick at
    express a negative opinion of
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    soft-soap
    use flattering talk on somebody
    adulate
    flatter in an obsequious manner
    stroke
    treat gingerly or carefully
    bootlick, fawn, kotow, kowtow, suck up, toady, truckle
    try to gain favor by cringing or flattering
    brown-nose, butter up
    flatter with the intention of getting something
    court favor, court favour, curry favor, curry favour
    seek favor by fawning or flattery
    type of:
    praise
    express approval of
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