verb (used with object), in·gra·ti·at·ed, in·gra·ti·at·ing.
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Origin of ingratiate
OTHER WORDS FROM ingratiatein·gra·ti·a·tion, nounin·gra·ti·a·to·ry [in-grey-shee-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee], /ɪnˈgreɪ ʃi əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for ingratiate
Fujimoto ingratiated himself with Kim through his superior knowledge of food.The Way to Understand Kim Jong-il Was Through His Stomach|Barbara Demick|December 19, 2011|DAILY BEAST
That young man had so ingratiated himself into his uncle's good opinion, as to be nearly master of the situation.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
Our progress was very leisurely, and, as we met tribe after tribe, we ingratiated ourselves with them and camped at their wells.The Adventures of Louis de Rougemont|Louis de Rougemont
The prophet had ingratiated himself by fortunate circumstances and an abounding tact.John Ermine of the Yellowstone|Frederic Remington