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used in Atlas Shrugged

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gain favor with somebody by deliberate efforts
  • The leader assumed an ingratiating smile.
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (46% in)
  • Paul Larkin reached for the papers hesitantly; he looked ingratiatingly helpless, "It's only a legal technicality, Hank," he said.
    1.8 Part 1 Chapter 8 — The John Galt Line (14% in)
  • And he saw what Paul Larkin must have been at that time-a youth with an aged baby's face, smiling ingratiatingly, joylessly, begging to be spared, pleading with the universe to give him a chance.
    1.8 Part 1 Chapter 8 — The John Galt Line (19% in)
  • That's all there is to it," the fattish Dr. Blodgett announced through the microphone, in the ingratiating sales tone of a department-store floorwalker.
    3.3 Part 3 Chapter 3 — Anti-Greed (19% in)

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