Word Of The Week #46
Here’s this week’s WOW:
Part Of Speech:
blandisher – noun
blan-dish ; /ˈblandɪʃ/
: to coax with flattery or cajole
: to act or speak in a flattering or coaxing manner
: coax with kind words or flattery
coax, blarney, palaver, wheedle, overpraise
disparage, critisize, bug, harass, nag, pester, tease, browbeat, bully
Middle English: from Old French blandiss-, lengthened stem of blandir, from Latin blandiri, from blandus‘soft, smooth’.
Use In Sentences:
– They blandished her into doing their work for them by complimenting her shamelessly.
– Despite being nervous, Josh was able to offer just the right blandishment to Norah.
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