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ingratiate
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
gain favor with somebody by deliberate efforts
  • For several weeks I didn't see him or hear his voice on the phone — mostly I was in New York, trotting around with Jordan and trying to ingratiate myself with her senile aunt — but finally I went over to his house one Sunday afternoon.
    p. 101.4

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