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 blandishmentOrigin :
- "flattering speech," 1590s, from blandish + -ment. Sense of "attraction, allurement" (often blandishments) is from 1590s.
- noun flattery
- 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
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