- Word Combinations (noun)
|part of speech:
||the act of blandishing; coaxing.
The drama teacher's blandishment of the boy failed to convince him to audition for the play.
- adulation, flattery, inveiglement, sweet-talking
||(often pl.) flattering or coaxing remarks or stratagems intended to persuade.
Despite our blandishments, she refused to model her bathing suit for us.
- adulation, flattery
- similar words:
- blarney, sycophancy