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blandishment

[ blan-dish-muhnt ]
/ ˈblæn dɪʃ mənt /
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noun
Often blandishments. something, as an action or speech, that tends to flatter, coax, entice, etc.: Our blandishments left him unmoved. We succumbed to the blandishments of tropical living.

OTHER WORDS FOR blandishment

flattery, cajolery, wheedling, ingratiation, fawning, blarney.
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Origin of blandishment

First recorded in 1585–95; blandish + -ment
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