Synonyms for blandishment

Grammar : Noun
Spell : blan-dish-muhnt
Phonetic Transcription : ˈblæn dɪʃ mənt

Top 10 synonyms for blandishment Other synonyms for the word blandishment

Définition of blandishment

Origin :
  • "flattering speech," 1590s, from blandish + -ment. Sense of "attraction, allurement" (often blandishments) is from 1590s.
  • noun flattery
Example sentences :
  • Not to be moved by blandishment or argument from this position.
  • Extract from : « Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 104, March 18, 1893 » by Various
  • And another is the blandishment and trickery of the steamship agent.
  • Extract from : « Charities and the Commons: The Pittsburgh Survey, Part I: The People » by Various
  • Mrs. Molineux was proof against this blandishment, and Bella had to go.
  • Extract from : « A Terrible Temptation » by Charles Reade
  • Every blandishment was used to soothe him, and it had its effect.
  • Extract from : « A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson » by Watkin Tench
  • To this blandishment they were never averse or inaccessible, and Gerald inherited the trait in all its strength.
  • Extract from : « Gerald Fitzgerald » by Charles James Lever
  • At first he used his arts of blandishment and honeyed words in order to lure Savonarola to Rome.
  • Extract from : « Renaissance in Italy, Volume 1 (of 7) » by John Addington Symonds
  • Yet finally these yielded to blandishment and overture, and signed, on October 28, a treaty at Medicine Lodge.
  • Extract from : « The Last American Frontier » by Frederic L. (Frederic Logan) Paxson
  • I must use every kind of blandishment to convince myself that my life and my work are worth while.
  • Extract from : « The Journal of a Disappointed Man » by Wilhelm Nero Pilate Barbellion
  • A widow's degree of blandishment is conservatively estimated at twenty-five spinster power.
  • Extract from : « The Spinster Book » by Myrtle Reed
  • Joan has big, wondering eyes, which she already uses for cajolery and blandishment.
  • Extract from : « People of Destiny » by Philip Gibbs

Antonyms for blandishment

Based on : - - - Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019