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English definition of “ingratiate”

ingratiate

verb
 
 
/ɪnˈɡreɪʃieɪt/
ingratiate yourself (with sb) to try to make people like you by doing things to please themPraising insincerely or too eagerly
ingratiating adjective Ingratiating behaviour is done to try to make people like you: an ingratiating smile/manner Praising insincerely or too eagerly
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