ingratiating

[ in-grey-shee-ey-ting ]
/ ɪnˈgreɪ ʃiˌeɪ tɪŋ /

adjective

charming; agreeable; pleasing.
deliberately meant to gain favor: an ingratiating manner.

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Origin of ingratiating

First recorded in 1635–45; ingratiate + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM ingratiating

in·gra·ti·at·ing·ly, adverbun·in·gra·ti·at·ing, adjective

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