Blandishment

Blandishment

The act of blandishing; a word or act expressive of affection or kindness, and tending to win the heart; soft words and artful caresses; cajolery; allurement. Cowering low with blandishment. (Milton) Attacked by royal smiles, by female blandishments. (Macaulay)

Origin: cf. OF. Blandissement.

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