HyperDic: ingratiatory

English > 2 senses of the word ingratiatory:
ADJECTIVEallingratiatory, coaxingpleasingly persuasive or intended to persuade
allingratiatory, ingratiating, insinuatingcalculated to please or gain favor / favor
English > ingratiatory: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningpleasingly persuasive or intended to persuade.
Example "her manner is quiet and ingratiatory and a little too agreeable"
Synonymcoaxing
BroaderpersuasiveIntended or having the power to induce action or belief
Spanishpersuasivo
English > ingratiatory: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningcalculated to please or gain favor / favor.
Synonymsingratiating, insinuating
BroaderflatteringShowing or representing to advantage
Spanishcongraciador, zalamero
Verbsingratiategain favor / favor with somebody by deliberate efforts

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