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ingratiate
used in Anna Karenina

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Definition
gain favor with somebody by deliberate efforts
  • He was equable and not cringing with his superiors, was free and ingratiating in his behavior with his equals, and was contemptuously indulgent with his inferiors.
    Part Four (3% in)
  • She watched his progress towards the pavilion, saw him now responding condescendingly to an ingratiating bow, now exchanging friendly, nonchalant greetings with his equals, now assiduously trying to catch the eye of some great one of this world, and taking off his big round hat that squeezed the tips of his ears.
    Part Two (76% in)
  • But to show he was not trying to ingratiate himself with Vronsky, he promptly added some slightly critical remarks.
    Part Six (60% in)

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