It does not, of course, follow that an ingratiating interview request will be mean an ingratiating interview.
Man gets divorced late in life and copes by ingratiating himself with unsuspecting Brooklynites.
Holding on to the bars, he regales the policemen with ingratiating stories.
They might have been the most ingratiating band in the world.
He could be petty and mean-spirited to subordinates, ingratiating and sycophantic to bosses and celebrities.
He had a double chin and a smile which was apologetic but ingratiating.
Diana moved nearer to him, with her prettiest and most ingratiating air.
He tried to twist his seamed 288 features into an ingratiating grin, but the effort was a failure, producing only a grimace.
Annabel had a way of ingratiating herself into the affections of her associates.
She loved children, but Tibby was not an ingratiating child.