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ingratiate
used in Gone with the Wind

2 uses
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Definition
gain favor with somebody by deliberate efforts
  • She could only stare over the banisters at him and watch his face change from harsh tenseness to a half-contemptuous, half-ingratiating smile.
    3.26 (20% in)
  • "Yes'm, it's me," said Emmie, tossing her head with an ingratiating smile and starting toward the steps.
    4.32 (11% in)

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