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blarney

blar´ney   Pronunciation: blär´nŷ
n.1.Smooth, wheedling talk; flattery.
Blarney stone
a stone in Blarney castle, Ireland (built in 1446), said to make those who kiss it proficient in the use of blarney.
v. t.1.To influence by blarney; to wheedle with smooth talk; to make or accomplish by blarney.
[imp. & p. p. Blarneyed (-nĭd); p. pr. & vb. n. Blarneying.]
Had blarneyed his way from Long Island.
- S. G. Goodrich.
Noun1.blarney - flattery designed to gain favor
Verb1.blarney - influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering; "He palavered her into going along"
adulation, banter, blandish, blandishment, bunkum, cajole, cajolement, cajolery, compliment, con, eyewash, fair words, fawning, flattery, grease, honeyed phrases, honeyed words, incense, oil, palaver, praise, pretty lies, soap, soft soap, soft-soap, sweet nothings, sweet talk, sweet words, sweet-talk, sycophancy, wheedle, wheedling
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