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blandish

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Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
Guillaume Apollinaire
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Etymology

From Middle English blandishen < Middle French < [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] blanditia (flattery, coaxing)

Verb

Infinitive
to blandish

Third person singular
blandish

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to blandish (third-person singular simple present blandish, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) to persuade someone by using flattery; to cajole
  2. (transitive) to praise someone dishonestly; to flatter or butter up

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